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Maverick* Research: How Will You Fare When Your Device Approaches the Bench?

Published: 26 September 2017

ID: G00333006

Analyst(s): Robert Hetu


The expansion of myriad devices is causing a clash of privacy versus convenience, leading to unprecedented transparency and shaking the core of our justice systems. This research helps CIOs grasp the challenge and drive future thinking. (Maverick research exposes unconventional thinking and advice.)

Table Of Contents
  • Specific Maverick Caution
  • Maverick Findings
  • Maverick Recommendations

*Maverick Research


  • What You Really Need to Know
  • Expanded Treatment
    • You Have the Right to Use Your Devices, but Your Digital Trail May Be Used Against You in a Court of Law
    • Just the Facts Ma'am: Police Use Various Devices to Gather Evidence and Corroborate Stories
    • I Cannot Tell a Lie: How We Use and Interact With Devices Provides Dramatic Access to Truth
    • Stop the Grid I Want to Get Off, but It's Not Easy as the Network of Devices Is Everywhere
    • I Trust You to Keep a Secret, Really I Do, but With Ever-Expanding Digital Use Cases, Privacy Is at Risk of Extinction
    • CIO, Your Job Has Now Changed From Tech Enablement to Policy Manager, as You Must Be Concerned With the Issues Driven by Devices
    • We've Come Too Far to Turn Around Now, but What's Terrifying Is That We Are Already Much Further Along Than We Realize

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