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News, 2/28/2014

Finns defend data-security frontiers

Photo: Joel Saget/AFP Creative/Lehtikuva
Data security, Blancco CEO Kim Väisänen, Joensuu, Tampere University of Technology, erasure, erasing, President Sauli Niinistö, FinlandDatascape: Someone could access the memory in your computer’s circuits, even if you think you’ve erased it. We meet some Finns who take data security very seriously.

It was a nightmare scenario: A Finnish hospital accidently sold an old computer containing the records of more than 3,000 patients. But that mistake in 1997 led two Finns – Janne Tervo and Kim Väisänen – to realise that people and companies needed a way to secure their data.

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Updated 2/28/2014


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