Shakespeare said, "Things won are done, joy's soul lies in the doing." Shakespeare never won a Hackathon, I’m guessing. That is some sweet, sweet victory, but I think it is true that joy’s soul lies in the ‘doing’. That’s why I’m proud to have helped coordinate our 2nd annual Hackathon event in San Antonio. I’m even more proud of the teams and their passion for technology.
Last week Facebook lost twenty percent of its market value – $100 billion, over concerns of the cost of privacy regulations and financial consequences. This was the largest sell-off of a single publicly owned company in Wall Street history and a warning for all companies who collect, process or otherwise transact privacy data. Facebook is not alone. Organizations large and small are facing challenges in how they protect data with which they are entrusted.