The annual cost of protecting our digital world from hackers will exceed the benefits of being connected by 2019, according to a study by the Zurich Insurance Group and the Atlantic Council, Here.
Well, I guess it is sensible for Insurance companies to be cautious. But I continue to be amazed by how much sensitive information around health care and university personal data is put online — just because we can. NHS systems have been hacked, and university sites are continually under assault. There is a lot of personal data stored, that could be used against people. This is the spreadsheet obsession of top down management, where data is equated with reality, and surveillance with caring. And that is before people try to sell it.