Life is about to get a lot more complicated for companies that do business in California. I completely missed this getting signed back in October, but on 10/14, the Governator signed AB1298 which updates CA1386 to mandate that medical and health insurance policy information also are to be treated as PII. To say that this…

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This in reference to the recent HMRC breach… However, [Gartner VP Avivah] Litan warned that the chance of identity theft was actually small, at just 1%. Digitaltrends.com The probability of this estimate being scientifically defensible is 0.00%. I’ll have something to say about learning (for real) from the HMRC breach in a soon-to-come post.

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Frans Osinga’s book on Boyd, “Science, Strategy and War: The Strategic Theory of John Boyd” has been issued in paperback. Previously, it was $90 for a copy. The new paperback edition is $35.95, and is easily worthwhile at that price. Science, Strategy and War is an academic analysis of the John Boyd’s thinking and its…

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