Category: Privacy

SXSWistful

I’m sitting in a darkened theater watching a comedy show. The room seats 90 people. It’s a late show, and I only stayed out because there’s a writer from The Daily Show performing. Then the host comes out and says, “We have a very special guest with us tonight…Mr. Judd Apatow.” That’s right, the director...

BIG Health Data & HIPAA

When trying to understand the many different view points on Health data being at a place like SXSW is very helpful. The panel Why HIPAA Won’t Save You covered a verity of topics ranging from the patients, the health care companies to the scientific researchers who will use this data. How to keep everyone’s health...

Security of Things: Who Will Save Us?

By now, we’ve all heard of the “Internet of Things” (if you haven’t, educate yourself because it is the future), but what exactly will keep our “things” safe from hackers? In his Friday SXSW Interactive session, Nicholas Percoco, VP of Strategic Services at Rapid7, explained what the government is doing, what the industry has done,...

Weekly News Roundup: March 1-7, 2015

  Dawn of the Harvest It only has taken us 214 years since Giuseppe Piazzi spotted the asteroid Ceres, but if everything goes correctly Friday, the Dawn space craft will enter in to orbit around Ceres. The space craft launched in 2007 and spent part of 2011 and 2012 around the asteroid Vista, a smaller...