O'Reilly logo

88 Privacy Breaches to Beware Of by Lyn Boxall, William Hioe, Kevin Shepherdson

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

illustration 74 Is that your name, address, phone number in the dump?

“Is that your name, address, phone number in the dump?” was the title of an article in The Sunday Times in Singapore in May 2015. The article discussed a data breach involving paper documents that had been discarded together with general office rubbish.

The data breach happened in the central business district. A reporter saw documents containing personal data in the rubbish from offices in high-rise commercial buildings. The documents were in a dumpster in a public laneway, visible to any individual walking down the lane. They were marked as “Confidential” or “Strictly Confidential” and ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required