Category Archives: In-Depth Discussions

What Happened to Data Breaches in 2019?



Since 2005, the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) has been collecting information about data breaches. While we have probably stopped counting the number of data breach notification letters we’ve received over the years, the ITRC has tallied more than 11,000 publicly reported data breaches and related events during the past 15 years.

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New Legislation on Hidden Fees



Many individuals have concluded that hidden fees are a part of life. This notion leaves consumers feeling powerless when it comes to getting nickeled and dimed by big corporations, figuring this is just the way it is. On the other side of the fence, business leaders say they’re just doing what they need to do to stay competitive in their industry. We find this common practice in event ticketing, cable TV, and travel. Who can blame them? It’s a bit of a catch-22. 

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Drone Industry Poised to Take Off but More Regulation is Needed



By: Brian Wynne, President and CEO of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International.

As the president and CEO of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), I’m lucky to have a front-row seat to the innovation taking place in the unmanned systems and robotics industry. Advancements have been integral for developing unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), also known as drones. The industry has long known the great promise of UAS, and the broader public is beginning to see the tremendous potential of this technology. 

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