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How Secure Is Your Password?

lisao
Password protection has become a hot topic in recent months, what with the leak of naked celebrity selfies and the constant threat that one wrong click will send our most private of communications into the wrong hands. So what can you do about it?
How Secure Is Your Password?

Is Wearable Tech Putting Your Data at Risk?

Rick Delgado
The rising availability of wearable tech like the Apple iWatch and Google Glass is changing the modern business world with goals of higher productivity and a better bottom line in mind.
Is Wearable Tech Putting Your Data at Risk?

Social Media and the Law: Why Criminals Share Online

DannyAlanHall
Recently, an inmate was able to escape from Lancaster County sheriff‘s deputies. After his escape, the inmate stopped and posted a status update to Facebook.
Social Media and the Law: Why Criminals Share Online

Employers: What NOT to Ask in a Job Interview

Lauren Riley
Job interviews are all about getting as much information as possible out of the candidate, but there are certain boundaries that employers shouldn’t cross.
Employers: What NOT to Ask in a Job Interview

Grey Area in Privacy Laws for Employees Using Social Media

Daniel Green
The golden era of Myspace and before the rapid commercialisation of social media is now a thing of the past. State and federal privacy laws remain woefully underdeveloped against the rapidly evolving social media landscape. Any organisation using social networking sites needs to have a clear understanding of the privacy laws governing business participation on social media.
Grey Area in Privacy Laws for Employees Using Social Media

Benevolent Big Brother: 3 Reasons You Absolutely Need to Have One

MinterDial
Every day, there is worrying talk or media coverage around cyber-spying, cyber-criminality and privacy incursions, not to mention the data gathering by Google, Facebook and even Secret. So, for college applicants (not to mention all people who need to find/keep a job), the message could not be clearer: clean up your online profile.
Benevolent Big Brother: 3 Reasons You Absolutely Need to Have One

Does Privacy Exist on the Internet of Things?

danielnewmanUV
The good news about the widespread dialogue on Facebook Messenger is that it brought to light the issues that surround privacy of data. Further implicating what some of us have always known: “When the service is free, the user is the product.” In other words, when companies like Facebook create applications that we use in our everyday lives, the real price is what we sacrifice for the right to use the application for free: our data.
Does Privacy Exist on the Internet of Things?

Facebook Messenger App: Is the Backlash Fair?

Lauren Riley
Now, it goes without saying that Facebook is one of the more controversial social networks, but their recent effort to force people to install their standalone Messenger app has angered users more than ever before. Is the backlash justified?
Facebook Messenger App: Is the Backlash Fair?

Minority Report: Confronting Privacy Issues in Big Data Gathering

Jayson Bowden
Big data is currently the big thing in the digital age and it has caused a significant issue regarding privacy. With the big data revolution, it is possible to collect massive information using internet technology.
Minority Report: Confronting Privacy Issues in Big Data Gathering

The Rise of the Anti-Internet Cafe

Adi Gaskell
As flexible working as grown in recent years, the cafe has increasingly become a place to go and work, whether you base yourself in one for the majority of your day or pop in for meetings.
The Rise of the Anti-Internet Cafe