The Attributer’s Blog – Private

The Attributer had the privilege of serving on the Jericho Forum during the period leading up to its closure (‘sunsetting’) in November 2013. During that latter period, we were working on a paper to set out the principles for protecting the privacy of personal data. Recently, during the time of lockdown to control the Coronavirus pandemic, The Attributer has been […]

The Attributer’s Blog – Private

The introduction of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) in 2018 in the EU raises some new challenges for those involved in controlling and processing personal data, but it is also a great case study in risk ownership and governance. It demonstrates some concepts and principles that have long been central in the SABSA way of thinking. In this article we […]

The Attributer’s Blog – Private

The principles of information and data privacy are well established and have appeared for many years to be straightforward and simple. However the growth of online social media is making this issue more and more difficult to regulate according to these principles. One of the main areas for concern is the publication of digital photographs. We shall therefore re-examine a […]