Earning Trust with a Data Privacy Framework

August 5, 2020
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Personal data is, to quote Anchorman’s Ron Burgundy, kind of a big deal. And it’s only going to get more important. Of all the types of data produced, the one users — understandably — feel most protective about is personally identifiable information (PII). That means information that could be used for identifying, contacting, or finding […]

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Top 7 Ways To Secure Your Online Data & Have More Privacy

June 19, 2020
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These days, with more people accessing the Internet, the potential threat of cyber attacks and data breaches have surged exponentially! Even the number of businesses and individuals who have fallen prey to such illegal activities, suffered some sort of cybercrime or committed a breach of online privacy has shot up. In today’s time, almost all […]

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What is a Virtual Private Network: A Guide on Everything to Know

September 26, 2019
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If you are wondering what a virtual private network is and how it works, you should check out this guide on everything to know. You’re not giving in to email phishing scams, you have a strong password, and you’re not using sketchy websites. Still, those aren’t enough when it comes to protecting your identity and […]

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Privacy Protection is Up to You – Here’re 6 Top Browser Plugins that Will Help

September 22, 2019

It’s an epidemic. We visit a retail site and look at a few items. All of a sudden, we are seeing those and similar items posted on our social media walls, as sidebar ads on our email accounts, and virtually every time we open up our browser. It’s irritating, and a bit concerning. Our browsing […]

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Are Health Apps Really Sharing Your Secrets?

July 6, 2019

When it comes to sensitive subjects, such as addiction and mental health, we should be able to trust the apps which have been specifically designed to help you through these difficult periods would take your privacy seriously. But, new studies have suggested that not only is this not the case but many of these apps […]

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Why Privacy Matters More Than Ever For Small Businesses

March 14, 2019

When looking at the essential items for starting and growing a small business, there are a lot of factors to consider. Everything from setting your growth plan in motion, to choosing effective graphic design to ensuring that your customer experience is as positive as possible. But one factor that goes often goes by the wayside […]

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Encryption Is Critical for Your Digital Data

November 13, 2018

People invented plenty of techniques to keep a secret. Ancient Rome patrician would shave his slave’s head, write the content on his skin, wait until the hair grows back, and finally dispatch the message to the addressee. Fast-paced life of XXI century does not allow for so much time and efforts to be spent on […]

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How You Can Protect Your Privacy using Blockchain Technology?

October 9, 2018

Gartner says that “Blockchain’s business value-add will grow to $176 billion by 2025”. Blockchain technology comes with great potential that can have a positive impact on various industries and departments of government. However, the basic understanding of what blockchain is and how it can help with private data protection is still not clear among the […]

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How is Blockchain Technology Reshaping Enterprise World?

March 24, 2018

Blockchain, the technology that entered the market as the backbone of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, is now eking out space in a wide range of industries and fields. The technology is gradually disrupting different business verticals, such as Finance, Supply Chain, Healthcare, Real Estate, Media, Entertainment, Government, etc. Blockchain technology is not just adding value to […]

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Best 5 VPN You Must Try

January 11, 2017

There are many various benefits to using a VPN when browsing the Internet, which is why more and more people are starting to do just that. A VPN will significantly increase the security of your connection by splitting all the data you transmit over the web into packets, using a process called encapsulation. This makes […]

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Online Security & Privacy For Students, Does It Really Matter?

January 3, 2017

Online privacy as a matter of fact has always been underrated whenever we talk about students. But in this modern age, online privacy is as important for students as it is for individuals or businesses. Reason being that students rely heavily on technologies and gadgets to interact with their social circle. Some of the scenarios […]

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How Your Online Privacy Is Under Threat?

September 19, 2012

Online privacy is very important in this era when a person is regularly using the internet. Online privacy is the right of privacy of a person over their personal data like name, age, sex, address and other data. It is very important to maintain one’s privacy as the data can be used for many unwarranted […]

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How Can You Protect Your Online Privacy?

April 5, 2012

With the advent of new century, everything has gone online. From online shopping to online friendship, things have definitely become easier, more importantly faster. However, it has not come with the advantages only. Like any other thing, it has a different aspect as well and that deals with your privacy. Does it not bother you […]

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Friday Flick Find: “Don’t be evil?” – Eric Schmidt parody

September 10, 2010

Consumer Watchdog in the United States is behind this cartoon parody video of Google’s CEO, Eric Schmidt. The video makes it clear that nothing is free and even though the kids does get “free” ice cream, they’re actually paying by giving up information about themselves. Sound familiar…? The video also features the well-known comment from […]

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Facebook Simplifies Privacy Settings [Video]

May 30, 2010

A good move by Facebook, I think. They have been through a lot with their privacy settings over recent years, both because they forced you to share your “Pages” with everyone, no way of hiding it to the public, and because the privacy settings were just too advanced and too many. Now, a few days […]

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Facebook Privacy Settings Exploit (Video)

May 7, 2010

On a big site like Facebook (read more posts about Facebook), there will always be some kind of exploit available, just waiting to be found – sometimes already found by somebody. Once such an exploithas been fixed by Facebook, it’s just a matter of time before another one appears. It happens for everybody and I […]

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3 Facebook Privacy Settings Everybody Should Know (+ Fun Videos)

March 23, 2010

A few months ago, Facebook popped up on most user’s screens, asking to modify privacy settings according to new settings offered by Facebook. Undoubtedly, many users just clicked through it and adapted the privacy settings suggested by Facebook, probably leaving your profile more open than it was before. No matter what, it’s a good idea […]

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Do You Want Facebook To Use Your Photos In Ads?

July 27, 2009

Chances are that with your current privacy settings, you’re allowing Facebook and it’s partners to use YOUR PHOTOS in their advertising material, i.e. some of the ads you see in the right column of Facebook. There’s two things you can do about it, unless you don’t care: 1) Add a watermark to all your pictures, […]

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