Posts Tagged "Consumer privacy"


For an article in Database Trends & Applications, managing editor Joyce Wells interviewed several security industry experts to comment on week that saw several high profile security breaches make headlines. Protegrity CEO Suni Munshani was one of them.   Officials at the New York Stock Exchange have confirmed that the outage on Wednesday, July 8, which halted stock trading was caused by a software glitch related to new...

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In an article that appeared in eSecurity Planet, Jeff Goldman reports on a pattern of fraud on credit and debit cards that had been used at Trump Hotels across the United States. Security industry experts like Protegrity CEO Suni Munshani weigh in on this news.   Several financial institutions are reporting a pattern of fraud on credit and debit cards that had been used at Trump Hotels across the U.S., according to...

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Who is willing to join the crusade to help take back control of your personal information? Here’s the idea: You know how the Nature Conservancy purchases environmentally sensitive land from private owners in order to prevent it from being developed for commercial purposes? What if consumers could create a similar organization to establish a fund to purchase customer information from companies winding down or looking to sell off...

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In a guest post appearing in VentureBeat on May 25, Protegrity CEO Suni Munshani calls on consumers to join in a crusade to protect their personal information from being treated as an asset by companies looking to extract as much value from that data during bankruptcy proceedings, acquisition or otherwise going out of business.   What happens to the personal information of users when companies that collected that data close up...

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In an opinion piece published by Multichannel Merchant, Protegrity CEO Suni Munshani explains how the sale RadioShack’s customer lists to the highest bidder through bankruptcy proceedings made him wonder whether there’s a way for consumers to take matters into their own hands and join together to buy back their own data. It is republished below in its entirety. The original can be found here.   Last week one lucky bidder –...

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