At a meeting of top U.S. airlines executives last week, Northwest Airlines Inc. CEO Richard Anderson recommended that the Air Transport Association discuss developing a data-protection protocol to address privacy concerns about passenger data. The airline executives' meeting comes days after Northwest Airlines admitted it provided NASA researchers with three months worth of passenger data in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?