Online Privacy

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Companies face many risks when it comes to data breaches. Some occur digitally; some occur when a piece of hardware is stolen from the site...

The Data Security Gap Many Companies Overlook


We all want to protect our private information when browsing online, but how possible is it, really? Here we take a look at different types...

Internet Browsing and Security - Is Online Privacy Just a Myth?


Online privacy and security are big concerns these days, but protecting yourself online is easier than you might think.

5 Ways to Go Undetected Online


Biometric systems could replace cumbersome passwords, but these security measures have drawbacks of their own. Learn more about what's on...

New Advances in Biometrics: A More Secure Password


How is the information you provide to websites and web services used? The answer may surprise you.

What You Should Know About Your Privacy Online


As human activity in the physical space evolves and merges into the virtual, ethereal realm of networked media, significant changes are...

When Mobile Goes Global: A New Era in Connectivity


Your online activities could open you up to a world of trouble, like hackers, identity thieves and malware. Here are some tips for keeping...

6 Free Ways to Take Control of Your Internet Privacy


Privacy, transparency and sightings of the new Tesla Model X are all in this week's Web Roundup.

Web Roundup: Major Privacy Updates in Technology Worldwide


It seems that personal information is anything but personal these days, with firms buying and selling data on people without their consent...

Who Owns All the Data Collected About You? The Answer May Surprise You


When it comes to mobile technology, there's a delicate balance between staying on the cutting edge and maintaining security. With this...

Web Roundup: Smartphones, Hackers and Cutting-Edge Mobile Technology


Data security is as important as ever, especially in business. But who is responsible for that security when data is stored in the cloud?

Who's Responsible for Cloud Security Now?


Data is constantly being generated, especially from social media and the up-and-coming Internet of Things. But who owns that data? And what...

Internet of Things: Who Owns the Data?


While you’re sharing your life with your apps, those useful tools are broadcasting your information to the rest of the world. Find out how...

6 Ways to Keep Apps From Oversharing Your Personal Data


Privacy concerns and lawsuits have yet to put a damper on innovation and development in the mobile industry. Check out some of the top...

Web Roundup: Privacy, Internet Speeds and Room for Innovation in the Digital Music Industry


There are limits on how much information law enforcement agencies and government can collect about you. Unfortunately, the restrictions on...

Digital Data: Why What's Being Collected Matters


Millennials are all about using the Internet to its fullest potential. However, when it comes to online privacy, are they doing it right?

Do Millennials Understand Online Privacy?


Big data attempts to pry into people's private lives, which means that consumers need to be more vigilant than ever before about protecting...

5 Big Privacy Problems That Come With Big Data


Free applications are everywhere, but most expect something in return.

Why Free Smartphone Apps Are Anything But Free


Elegant software and hardware products should be tools to enhance our lives, not devices of entrapment. Which side Google's technologies...