Author Archives: Janine Bowen

Janine Bowen

About: Janine Bowen

Janine is an engineer and technologist, as well as an attorney. This unique blend of skills and experience gives her the ability to understand and collaborate with clients on technology‐related matters regarding cloud computing, mobile commerce, Internet & E‐commerce, privacy & data security, and intellectual property.

Hackers Aim Sights on Small Biz

We’ve become accustomed to data breaches. For consumers, data breaches are irritating, can be inconvenient, and sometimes create identity theft issues for those affected. Consumers expect “the big boys” to have data security and privacy under control. They take offense when their personal data is compromised, and they assume that a data breach occurred because of a lack of rigor in process, or lack of investment in technologies and methodologies designed to protect their information. Many companies have managed the risk associated with data breach by making sure their insurance limits are adequate to cover the eventuality. That’s a prudent …