Data retention question

Ian Batten igb at
Fri Jul 25 16:28:30 BST 2014

On 25 Jul 2014, at 14:00, Andrew Cormack <Andrew.Cormack at> wrote:

> The shorter time you keep logs for, the less chance of determining either the cause or impact of breaches of privacy such as Target.

On the other hand, the longer you keep logs for, the greater chance there is a having a breach of privacy, because the logs themselves are a target.  That trade-off is something that the subjects of the logs should be involved in.


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