Video Debate: Data security and public confidence

Your personal data could be being lost on trains, exchanged in car parks or sold over the internet. What can we do about the security lapses we've seen recently? Who should be accountable? What's our responsibility?

Rik Ferguson of Trend Micro, Hamid Jahankhani of University of East London and Louise Bennett of the BCS Security Forum discuss the issues with Brian Runciman.


Part 1: Societal issues.
Part 2: Should security be more draconian?
Part 3: Who should be allowed to access your data?
Part 4: What's our personal responsibility?

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January 2009