The paper reviews various ways in which security breaches occur and suggests ways to prevent them. It addresses crime on the Internet, specifically phishing and spyware, and considers what could happen to panel research firms if their panelists' names and email addresses ended up in the hands of identity thieves.
Privacy laws, internet scams and other challenges affecting panel research – strategies to mitigate risk and build trust
David StarkTNS Canadian Facts, Canada and TNS' North America Privacy Officer
Data protection and information security...