Most of us use our smartphones and computers on a daily basis and keep important information on them like passwords, user names, and credit card numbers. But there are other devices that hold sensitive data that we don't really talk about. For example, printers.
There's one born every minute. Many scammers use the names of valid lottery organizations, but this doesn't mean the legit entities are involved. The latest con is to tell someone they won a Powerball jackpot while planning on stealing their identity.
How far can government go in forcing people to reveal their identities, or protecting people from being forced to reveal their identities?
Privacy and the Internet mix like oil and water. As more websites gear up to provide transparency over the Web, privacy has taken on a new meeting in the virtual world.
co-authored by Tom Malatesta, CEO, Ziklag Systems For those focused on the subject matter, yesterday's Tweet fest from TeamAndIRC and Blackphone was ...
There are ways to keep the hackers at bay--for the most part, anyways, since no protection is 100 percent efficient.
You’ve surely heard of “B2B” or business-to-business marketing. The new game plan is “B2C” – business to consumer ...
The ripple effect continues to haunt Target: It's expected that seven of its board of directors members may be replaced because they failed to provide effective oversight into the corporation's data-protection risks. Boards simply need to be more proactive in safeguarding their companies against data breaches
Trying to trade away values and principles that should be cherished does not make America safer, but only makes enemies abroad and diminishes America everywhere.
We understand OKCupid is a business with a product and as such will conduct research to improve its offerings, but this absolute lack of respect for OKCupid's customers is neither ethical nor acceptable, and is a breach of the principles of corporate citizenship.
You don't undo those things with better packaging, or a new release of an old product. You have to do the deep, soul-baring, painful work of repentance and asking forgiveness -- and do it without caring if this person ever comes to your church or not.
What will become of this suit? I suppose it could be dismissed but based on Schrems track record, I doubt it. And if people continue to join the suit, then this case will become less a thorn in the side for Facebook and more the privacy shot heard round the world.
Cyber criminals go after brand names like vultures, infiltrating company websites, hijacking mobile applications and tainting online ads, among other tricks.
Cyber insurance is now booming, with about 50 carriers in the industry. An increasing number of companies have cyber insurance to protect against cyber crime. However, businesses claim it's not easy to get adequate coverage.
Consumers really get stiffed when there's a data breach, having to change their passwords, replace credit cards, and other bothersome tasks, not to mention the grief over stolen personal information.
I believe relatively soon we will all agree -- and write into national law -- that PII includes more than your Social Security number, and that name, address and ZIP should be not be shared on media sources or other public forums without extreme cause. T