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Your medical records are now in China. Your bank information is in Russia. The rest of your personal information is with the military in West Africa.
For how long are we going to put up with organizations miss-handling our data and when they’re breached their answer is – well, we’ve got insurance!
Why don’t we hold people accountable for not monitoring the connections into the most private data sets?
Why don’t we jail executives and professionals when they fail as miserably as these people have, when they compromise millions of people’s records when it COULD HAVE BEEN PREVENTED?
2014 is a funny year – the list of corporations that would rather pay settlements than protect your data is not that bad – could have been a longer list – Target, Neiman Marcus, Michaels, Yahoo! Mail, Aaron Brothers, eBay, Westinghouse Electric, U.S. subsidiaries of SolarWorld AG, United States Steel, Allegheny Technologies, Feedly, Evernote, P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, U.S. Investigations Services, Community Health Services, UPS, Boeing, Home Depot, Google, Apple iCloud, Goodwill Industries International, SuperValu, Bartell Hotels, U.S. Transportation Command contractors, J.P. Morgan Chase, Dairy Queen International, Snapsave, USPS – oh, and since we “should not into the technical weeds” as per the guy in charge – add the White House to this list!
We have become a complacent society who relies on insurance when we know exactly what is at stake and we are certain that something will go wrong!
And as far as the Chinese and North Koreans and all other countries who can’t behave go – here’s a clue – unplug them from the civilized Internet – let them bring up their own public Internet – let’s call it the Pacific-Uncivilized-Communist-Internet – or PUCI-Net for short.