Sudhir

240 million records. 130 Million Guests details. 3,800 hotels. 382 cities. Price? - $56,776 (8 Bitcoin)
240 million records. 130 Million Guests details. 3,800 hotels. 382 cities. Price? – $56,776 (8 Bitcoin)
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It is important to note how the dynamics of cryptocurrency play out in this 'hack'. While the perpetrators may have had bad intentions and criminal motivations, how exactly did cryptocurrency allow them to find value in doing the deed? Imagine...
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Deciphering Data Monetization
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'Only 1 in 12 companies monetize data to it's fullest extent'. The underlying implication of this article in the MIT Sloan Management Review, is that organizations today are sitting on billions of dollars of legitimate but unrealised revenue. In my...
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‘Listicles’ are to ‘Long form writing’ what Pizza is to Italian Cuisine!
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I am not a fan of listicles. To me, they are representative of aggressive laziness, a focused lack of inspiration and cocktail party intellectualism. And yet, we fall for them... over and over and over. 'Listicles' are to 'Long form...
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Human Trafficking and Slavery - ZIGRAM
Human Trafficking and Slavery
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Slavery is as old as the human civilization itself. Most of us have been educated about the evils of forced labour and servitude. And yet, it exists around us in alarming yet invisible numbers. The last decade has seen a...
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Data is now critical to the gainful functioning of individuals and organizations.
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The SEC has stepped into a critical fight, to regulate or at least relook at the price of data, between powerful buyers (Banks, FIs, Brokers and HFTs) and sellers (Financial Market Exchanges). The fundamental driver for this is similar to...
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“Gambling is a principle inherent in human nature” – Edmund Burke.
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For decades, governments have tried to control gambling, first as a measure for social order and lately, to fill government coffers. Many national and regional governments continue to monopolize gambling, lotteries, horse betting etc. Fundamentally, the idea that an individual...
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Pizza and Data Assets Get more or Less
Pizza and Data Assets Get more or Less
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How much food do I order for the party tonight? This is one of those eternal and important questions which seldom has the right answer. It belongs to a philosophical set of questions such as: a. What is the meaning...
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Network Visualizations for Risk
Network Visualizations for Risk
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The only thing worse than being blind, is having sight but no vision - Helen Keller. Almost all business leaders have one thing in common - they all dislike the number of meetings which fill up their day. This was...
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“Data is expensive”
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The last time this statement was true was in the 1800s when the first data companies came about. Just like bell bottom jeans, this trend may also be coming around. The average Business Leader, CXO and wisdom guru have long...
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Top Data Breaches 2018
Top Data Breaches 2018
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Am I at risk of losing my personal data? If you have stayed at an international hotel, worked out by using a fitness app or even bought some nice warm bread to make a sandwich, the answer is probably Yes....
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