Digital Privacy

November 10, 2015
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Consumers and online retailers beware. ’Tis the season for a spike in malicious advertisements, or malvertisements.

Cyber criminals have made a fine art out of imperceptibly slipping malicious ads onto popular shopping websites. And they gear up to swarm the Internet with malvertisements during the upcoming holiday shopping season.

Most website publishers generally are not equipped to detect...

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October 5, 2015
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It's our favorite time of year again, when the air turns crisp, the leaves begin to fall, and thoughts turn to the many ways to bolster individual and business security as part of National Cyber Security Awareness month.

Now in its 12th year, this effort to help people stay safe online was marked with a ...

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October 1, 2015
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The holidays may be months away, but shopping already is in full swing, especially online. More holiday shoppers are expected to research gift ideas and make purchases online. And a growing number are using multiple devices—leaving holiday shoppers vulnerable to fraud now more than ever. Here’s what you need to know to keep your customers safe.

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September 22, 2015
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With more than 300 million members, LinkedIn is the world’s go-to online professional networking site. It’s a valuable resource for staying in touch with colleagues, searching for jobs and getting discovered by potential employers. It’s also a valuable resource for identity thieves because user profiles typically include a wealth of personally identifiable information (PII).

You can protect your PII on LinkedIn by making sure you have adjusted your privacy...

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September 16, 2015
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For the past 12 years, people and organizations all over the country have been celebrating an important event each fall, one that is designed to make sure everyone has the tools needed to stay safe online. National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) provides information and an increased understanding of the potential dangers of online activity.

But we don’t have to wait for October to begin taking a few simple steps to help...

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August 31, 2015
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We all have our go-to apps, whether they're for fitness tracking, social networking or playing fun games like Fruit Ninja.

But some of them, including popular kids games, are privacy offenders because they collect troves of data on users, including location and even gaining access to users' photos and text messages.

Find out which apps are the worst offenders in this infographic, put...

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August 4, 2015
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The back-to-school rush is on, with parents vying for the best options for school clothes, supplies and teacher assignments.

Don't let your child's identity get lost in the shuffle. Educational software programs are the latest rage in tracking behavior, performance and in classroom management.

Learn how to protect their personally identifiable information—and their reputation in years to come...

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June 29, 2015
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The debate over facial recognition software—which can involve identifying someone in a public place without his consent or knowledge—is intensifying. But stopping it might be as futile as trying to slow technological innovation itself.

A new report this week from the tech-research firm Tractica predicts that by...

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June 26, 2015
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If you’re on Facebook, you probably love the convenience of connecting with friends and relatives. But did you know that identity thieves also love the convenience of Facebook for finding personally identifiable information (PII) about you?

Fortunately, you can control who can find and contact you and see your posts on Facebook. That’s why it’s important that you understand your privacy options and actively manage them according to your personal...

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May 18, 2015
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For the first time, according to a recent study, criminal and state-sponsored hacks have surpassed human error as the leading cause of health care data breaches, and it could be costing the industry as much as $6 billion. With an average organization cost of $2.1 million per breach, the results of the study give rise...

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