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✏Data and Goliath The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World Book Summary : “Bruce Schneier’s amazing book is the best overview of privacy and security ever written.”—Clay Shirky “Bruce Schneier’s amazing book is the best overview of privacy and security ever written.”—Clay Shirky Your cell phone provider tracks your location and knows who’s with you. Your online and in-store purchasing patterns are recorded, and reveal if you're unemployed, sick, or pregnant. Your e-mails and texts expose your intimate and casual friends. Google knows what you’re thinking because it saves your private searches. Facebook can determine your sexual orientation without you ever mentioning it. The powers that surveil us do more than simply store this information. Corporations use surveillance to manipulate not only the news articles and advertisements we each see, but also the prices we’re offered. Governments use surveillance to discriminate, censor, chill free speech, and put people in danger worldwide. And both sides share this information with each other or, even worse, lose it to cybercriminals in huge data breaches. Much of this is voluntary: we cooperate with corporate surveillance because it promises us convenience, and we submit to government surveillance because it promises us protection. The result is a mass surveillance society of our own making. But have we given up more than we’ve gained? In Data and Goliath, security expert Bruce Schneier offers another path, one that values both security and privacy. He brings his bestseller up-to-date with a new preface covering the latest developments, and then shows us exactly what we can do to reform government surveillance programs, shake up surveillance-based business models, and protect our individual privacy. You'll never look at your phone, your computer, your credit cards, or even your car in the same way again.
📒Big Data And Privacy Rights ✍ M. M. Eboch
✏Big Data and Privacy Rights Book Summary : The flow of information through our modern digital world has led to many new issues and controversies. Big Data and Privacy Rightsexamines how companies, governments, and individuals collect and use massive amounts of personal information, highlighting the privacy concerns that result when these activities are done without public knowledge. Compelling text, well-chosen photographs, and extensive back matter give readers a clear look at these complex issues. Features include essential facts, a glossary, additional resources, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
📒Handbook Of Research On Big Data And The Iot ✍ Kaur, Gurjit
✏Handbook of Research on Big Data and the IoT Book Summary : The increase in connected devices in the internet of things (IoT) is leading to an exponential increase in the data that an organization is required to manage. To successfully utilize IoT in businesses, big data analytics are necessary in order to efficiently sort through the increased data. The combination of big data and IoT can thus enable new monitoring services and powerful processing of sensory data streams. The Handbook of Research on Big Data and the IoT is a pivotal reference source that provides vital research on emerging trends and recent innovative applications of big data and IoT, challenges facing organizations and the implications of these technologies on society, and best practices for their implementation. While highlighting topics such as bootstrapping, data fusion, and graph mining, this publication is ideally designed for IT specialists, managers, policymakers, analysts, software engineers, academicians, and researchers.
📒Hideout In The Apocalypse ✍ John Stapleton
✏Hideout In the Apocalypse Book Summary : Hideout in the Apocalypse is about surveillance and the crushing of Australia’s larrikin culture. In the last three years the Australian government has prosecuted the greatest assault on freedom of speech in the nation’s history. The government knew from international research that when it introduced the panopticon, universal surveillance, into Australia it would have a devastating impact on the culture. When people know they are being watched, they behave differently. Dissent is stifled, conformity becomes the norm. This is the so-called chilling effect. Hideout in the Apocalypse, in the great tradition of The Lucky Country, takes Australia’s temperature half a century on from Donald Horne’s classic cautionary tale. Now the future has arrived. Forced by a plethora of new laws targeting journalists to use novelistic techniques, in his latest book veteran news reporter John Stapleton confirms the old adage, truth is stranger than fiction. Hideout in the Apocalypse takes up the adventures of retired news reporter Old Alex, first encountered in the book’s predecessor Terror in Australia: Workers’ Paradise Lost. But as befits the times, this book is more fantastical, intimate and politically acerbic in its portrait of his beloved country. Alex believes believes he has been under abusive levels of government surveillance since writing a book called Terror in Australia, and as a natural empath can hear the thoughts of the surveillance teams on his track, the so-called Watchers on the Watch. Alex also believes he is a cluster soul sent with others of his kind to help save the Earth from an impending apocalypse, and has the capacity to channel some of history's greatest writers. Australia might have the worst anti-freedom of speech laws in the Western world, but how can you sue a character like that? Stapleton's essential theme: a place which should have been safe from an impending apocalypse, the quagmire of religious wars enveloping the Middle East, is not safe at all. Ideas are contagious, and the Australian government is afraid of them. Australia is a democracy in name only.The war on terror has become a war on the people's right to know, justifying a massive expansion of state power. Alex’s swirling head, lifelong fascination with sociology, literature and journalism, and his deep distress over the fate of the Great Southern Land, makes him the perfect character to tell a story which urgently needs to be told.
📒Data Profiling And Insurance Law ✍ Brendan McGurk
✏Data Profiling and Insurance Law Book Summary : This timely, expertly written monograph looks at the legal impact that the use of 'Big Data' will have on the provision – and substantive law – of insurance. Insurance companies are set to become some of the biggest consumers of big data which will enable them to profile prospective individual insureds at an increasingly granular level. More particularly, the book explores how: (i) insurers gain access to information relevant to assessing risk and/or the pricing of premiums; (ii) the impact which that increased information will have on substantive insurance law (and in particular duties of good faith disclosure and fair presentation of risk); and (iii) the impact that insurers' new knowledge may have on individual and group access to insurance. This raises several consequential legal questions: (i) To what extent is the use of big data analytics to profile risk compatible (at least in the EU) with the General Data Protection Regulation? (ii) Does insurers' ability to parse vast quantities of individual data about insureds invert the information asymmetry that has historically existed between insured and insurer such as to breathe life into insurers' duty of good faith disclosure? And (iii) by what means might legal challenges be brought against insurers both in relation to the use of big data and the consequences it may have on access to cover? Written by a leading expert in the field, this book will both stimulate further debate and operate as a reference text for academics and practitioners who are faced with emerging legal problems arising from the increasing opportunities that big data offers to the insurance industry.
📒David And Goliath ✍ Beatrice Schenk De Regniers
✏David and Goliath Book Summary : The biblical tale of the young shepherd who uses a slingshot to do battle with a giant and eventually becomes a king.
📒The Story Of David And Goliath ✍ Dominique Barthélemy
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📒David And Goliath In The Ocean Of Peace ✍ Eleanor N. Hodges
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📒Understanding And Using Financial Data Supplement ✍ Ernst & Young LLP
✏Understanding and Using Financial Data Supplement Book Summary : Designed to walk attorneys through the myriad of items found in corporate annual reports, balance sheets and financial statements which is critical for litigation purposes and for client edification regarding the importance of deciphering financial language in legal documents. Features extensive material on where to find the information you need, how to compare it to the information provided by other companies in the same industry or geographic location, how to corroborate the data in the basic statements, and locating the primary internal documents upon which financial statements are based. This edition contains updated information on the financial reporting consequences of litigation, nonprofit organizations, business interruption insurance, and an appendix with U.S. GAAP pronouncements.