Tag Results for estimator (5)

  1. UK ID Card Fairy Land

    A number of UK computer science professors: Professor Ross Anderson, Dr Richard Clayton; Dr Ian Brown; Dr Brian Gladman; Professor Angela Sasse; and Dr. Martyn Thomas, wrote an open letter to Mr. Andrew Dismore MP, who is chair of the Joint Committee on Human Rights in the Commons calling into question the security and privacy of the planned UK ID cards. They write: "The government, in response to the recent HMRC Child Benefit data breach, has asserted that personal information on the proposed National Identity Register (NIR) will be 'biometrically …

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  2. Sounds Familiar

    In today's New York Times, there was a letter referring to the mid-August tragic fire at the Deutsche Bank building in New York City that cost two fire fighters, Joseph Graffagnino and Robert Beddia, their lives. I have been following the fire and its aftermath because of the risk management issues involved. The letter struck me because it reminded me of what happens in so many IS&T project failures: Many construction and demolition problems occur because of unrealistically low budgets or severe scheduling restrictions placed by the buildingâ''s owners when soliciting bids. Building owners trying to foist low …

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