A recent article in the Wall Street Journal suggests that "top-tier venture-capital firms" have invested in start-up businesses in the privacy space in recent months. This could be a sign that the so-called "smart money" sees data privacy and security as a viable long-term industry, and not this decade’s version of Y2K. It seems likely that were are due for a long-term presence of privacy and security protection in our business and private lives. While Y2K was a one-time event and and the huge amounts spent (waste?) on it left investors with a New Year’s Day hangover, the digitization of commerce grows day by day, resulting in concomitant needs for information privacy and security, which may justify the faith of investors.
Is the Smart Money Chasing Privacy and Security?
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