October 07, 2010 Added by:Theresa Payton
I would like to see open and vigorous debate where the voices of both Privacy advocates and National Security & Law Enforcement agencies are heard. By vetting the pros and cons of the issue, I believe the country can craft a law that accommodates the concerns and needs of both sides...
October 03, 2010 Added by:Bozidar Spirovski
Sensitive data scanners are very useful tools. A periodic scan for leftover sensitive data is a good practice to maintain the security of your computer. This is even more true for enterprises, where this check-up should become part of the regular security awareness program...
September 16, 2010 Added by:Ron Baklarz
Contrary to the TSA's insistence that scanned body images cannot be stored or recorded, it seems they can and are being retained. A lawsuit has been filed by the Electronic Privacy Information Center asking for an immediate injunction to stop TSA's body scanning program...
September 14, 2010 Added by:Danny Lieberman
The privacy controls that governments are attempting to impose on social media and the technical safeguards that social networks like Facebook are implementing seem to be band-aids on a larger and much more significant two-part problem...
September 10, 2010 Added by:Theresa Payton
Facebook as a company is a constant innovator. It appears that Google and Facebook might be in a race to determine who will be the holder of your data & location based provider of choice. Facebook did not roll out location based check-ins with treats, ability to earn fun titles, or coupons...
September 09, 2010 Added by:Theresa Payton
Does the title of my post sound like a repeat? New bug, repeat problem - privacy issues. The Facebook community learned this week that a new bug at the login point to Facebook will reveal names and photos -- even if you have locked your privacy settings down tightly...
September 02, 2010 Added by:John Verry
The boundaries between private and public are pretty thin. Rather than ramp back, many people are continuously broadcasting their whereabouts and activities using Four Square and Twitter. GenY folks are just not all that concerned about confidentiality because they are not that concerned about privacy...
August 30, 2010 Added by:Mark Gardner
This post was going to be about my experiences signing up for Foursquare following the publicity over the new Facebook places. This post is now the first in a series regarding social media privacy policies, which will look at the Privacy Policies of Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn...
August 25, 2010 Added by:Allan Pratt, MBA
The better and faster that our technology and gadgets become, the less privacy and security we seem to have. Lack of privacy in the name of commerce can lead to a lack of privacy in the name of government. This is a slippery slope, and frankly, it’s a slope I don’t want to slide down...
August 17, 2010 Added by:Robert Siciliano
The NSTIC calls for the creation of an online environment where individuals and organizations can complete online transactions with confidence, trusting the identities of each other and the infrastructure that facilitates the transaction...
August 09, 2010 Added by:Robert Siciliano
Here’s how it went down: a good guy hacker developed a program that went through all 500 million profiles and was able to skim (scrape) all the data from Facebook that wasn’t locked down via the users Facebook privacy settings...
July 05, 2010 Added by:Anthony M. Freed
After a year-long analysis of the state of Internet security led by the National Security council, President Obama's cybersecurity coordinator Howard Schmidt has released details of the administration's plan to protect the masses from cyberscumbags by creating a federal system for online identity authentication.
July 01, 2010 Added by:Robert Siciliano
The Secret Online Lives of Teens, a survey conducted by McAfee, reveals that tweens and teens are relatively clueless about online privacy. The study sheds light on this generation’s tendency to use the Internet in ways that translate to danger in the real world.
June 30, 2010 Added by:Robert Siciliano
A sex offender, who spent 11 years in a court-ordered treatment program to rehabilitate him, is looking for a relationship via Facebook. Facebook is approaching the 500 million member mark worldwide. Chances are there are a few sex offenders in there somewhere
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