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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?

Digital Property Is "Real" Property: 5 Ways to Treat It That Way

Courtney Hunt
Recognizing and respecting that digital property is in fact “real” property requires organizations to (1) make sure they own their own domain name(s) and lay claim to related social media properties, (2) require all official email be sent via domain-linked accounts, (3) take cybersecurity seriously, (4) maintain a presentable web presence, and (5) create policies and procedures (and commit necessary resources) to maintain digital property in the best possible condition at all times.
Digital Property Is "Real" Property: 5 Ways to Treat It That Way

Security Threats Businesses Face on Social Media

Rick Delgado
With BYOD policies allowing employees to bring their personal phones and tablets to work businesses are now faced with new security threats as these employees access social media from their own devices at work. For example one recent study showed that almost a quarter of small businesses had been compromised in some form by employee-use of social media.
Security Threats Businesses Face on Social Media

How Misinformation Spreads

Adi Gaskell
I wrote recently about the importance of doctors having an understanding of the sources of information people turn to when researching their condition, and of course the knowledge they gain from that research. Whilst this is obviously important in understanding the positive aspects of online research, it carries even more importance when understanding the spread of misinformation.
How Misinformation Spreads

3 Security Risks You’re Taking Every Day While Using Social Media

beau.d.winchester
Social media is everywhere these days. What started as an amusing online pastime is now one of the main ways in which people communicate with one another. However, as should be expected with over 2 billion people using a service, with the increased popularity of social media has also come increased risks.
3 Security Risks You’re Taking Every Day While Using Social Media

Cloud and Software Subscriptions Transform the Market

David H Deans
Most CIOs would prefer to be freed from the burden of managing software license compliance. It's one of the primary reasons why open source software subscriptions are appealing.
Cloud and Software Subscriptions Transform the Market

How to Protect Your Privacy on Facebook

Jennifer Bourne
Whether you are looking for a job or simply want to check how much Facebook knows and can share about you, here are easy steps to protect your privacy on the most popular social network.
How to Protect Your Privacy on Facebook

Gain Consumer Confidence by Respecting Privacy With Your Big Data Marketing

Jayson Bowden
Digital marketers seem to be too engrossed in using more innovative means of marketing their business that there is one aspect of their digital marketing that should be a high concern yet often neglected as it can give a better and a long term turning point of their business success and that is privacy.
Gain Consumer Confidence by Respecting Privacy With Your Big Data Marketing

World's First Online Platform to Fight Internet Fraud Is Launched (in China)

expresswriters
Did you hear that the world’s first online platform designed to fight Internet fraud will soon be implemented in China?The new project marks the collaboration between the Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau and Quihoo 360, a well-known provider of Internet security solutions and anti-virus software.
World's First Online Platform to Fight Internet Fraud Is Launched (in China)

Meet Heartbleed: The Huge New Security Flaw for Secure Websites

jaredchowe
Have you heard of Heartbleed? This is a big deal if you care about your online security, as attackers can steal your website login information as well as other sensitive information like any credit card information exchanged with an online retailer website like Amazon and others. What can you do? Keep reading.
Meet Heartbleed: The Huge New Security Flaw for Secure Websites