We live in an amazing age. Almost every day we witness a new breakthrough or disruptive business model enabled by digital technology. We have the convenience of Hailo, disruption of Airbnb, democratising impact of social media, power of Google search, on-demand logistics efficiency of Amazon.
Yet long shadows are growing across this age. Every tap on our phone screens, every movement with a gadget in our pockets, is transmitted somewhere to be analysed and exploited - often without our knowledge or consent. As a consequence, every day it seems we learn of another security breach, another organisation that has inexcusably lost sensitive personal data.