The impact of data breaches within the Healthcare Industry

The integration of technology within the healthcare sector continues to create seismic changes in how individuals receive medical care. Yet in their rush to adopt technology designed to improve the consumer’s experience, organizations within the healthcare industry face the very real threat of sensitive patient data ending up in the hands of cybercriminals. When it comes to the value of stolen data within the criminal underground, the more personal the… Read more


Privacy under siege

Earlier this year VASCO organized its third Trusted Digital Identity Symposium in Brussels, Belgium. The event enables C-level executives to gain a better understanding of the applications, business challenges and opportunities related to digital identity. Leading speakers from the public sector, financial industry and other market sectors, share their vision on how new trends, such as: mobile applications and the Internet-of-Things, impact online business and privacy. In a world where… Read more


How much is your customer’s privacy worth?

At the Trusted Digital Identity Symposium in Brussels, Steven Ackx spoke about privacy as a new currency. The director of PwC Advisory Services stated that we are already willing to give our contact details in exchange for access to certain websites and information. Would we give our email address to be able to read an interesting article? The audience nodded their heads in unison. But when Steven Ackx asked if… Read more


Privacy

A recent study around the Value of Our Digital Identity by the Boston Consulting Group, shows that on average 76% of the people worldwide agree with the fact that they have to be cautious when sharing personal information online. Surprisingly, only 10% of the respondents indicated that they have taken more than 6 common privacy-protection measures, such as: update their social media privacy settings, opt out, etc. The same study… Read more