Tag Archives: Privacy

7 Wi-Fi vulnerabilities beyond weak passwords | Computerworld

Using strong encryption and passwords is only the first step in protecting your wireless network. Make sure you’re not exposed in these other ways. Source: 7 Wi-Fi vulnerabilities beyond weak passwords | Computerworld

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Congress just killed your Internet privacy protections – Mar. 28, 2017

The House voted to repeal Internet privacy protections. The future of online privacy is now in President Trump’s hands. Source: Congress just killed your Internet privacy protections – Mar. 28, 2017

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Anything you post can and will be used against you

I’ve been saying this for 15 years but noone seems to listen – 🙂 http://www.computerworld.com/article/3179745/social-media/anything-you-post-can-and-will-be-used-against-you.html And with Machine Learning/AI and analytics it’s getting worse!

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How Amazon Alexa Could Have Control Over Data Centers

How Amazon Alexa Could Control Data Centers Source: How Amazon Alexa Could Have Control Over Data Centers

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7 (more) security TED Talks you can’t miss | CSO Online

In this selection you’ll find speakers taking on some of the most pressing, and persistent, security and privacy challenges of our time, from how society can fight the war on terror while maintaining the social values we cherish to Bruce … Continue reading

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Mingis on Tech: Google goes big on hardware | Computerworld

With the Google Pixel smartphone, Google Home and Google Wifi, it looks as though someone’s trying to build a well-rounded tech ecosystem. Executive News Editor Ken Mingis and Multimedia Editor Keith Shaw weigh the pros and cons. Source: Mingis on … Continue reading

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Chip card lawsuit to move forward against Visa, Mastercard, others | Computerworld

A federal judge has ruled it is plausible that four national credit-card companies improperly conspired “in lockstep” to set a deadline of Oct. 1, 2015 for requiring retailers to upgrade their technology to accept embedded chip cards for credit and … Continue reading

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Senate expansion of FBI surveillance meets obstacle | Computerworld

A move in the Senate to provide enhanced surveillance powers to the FBI met a hurdle Monday after Senator Ron Wyden placed a hold on the 2017 Intelligence Authorization bill over the controversial provisions. Source: Senate expansion of FBI surveillance … Continue reading

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U.S. gets warnings and advice about the Internet of Things | Computerworld

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Apple Vs. FBI: 4 Key Developments This Week – InformationWeek

The legal battle between Apple and the US government made significant headway this week. These are the four key takeaways from this past week. Source: Apple Vs. FBI: 4 Key Developments This Week – InformationWeek

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Siri, Cortana Are Listening: How 5 Digital Assistants Use Your Data – InformationWeek

Learn more about how digital assistants including Amazon Alexa, Facebook M, Google Now, and Apple’s Siri are rewriting the rules around data privacy and sharing. Source: Siri, Cortana Are Listening: How 5 Digital Assistants Use Your Data – InformationWeek

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Apple vs. the FBI: The legal arguments explained | Computerworld

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In Atlanta, smart city plans aim for safety | Computerworld

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Privacy & Cybercrime Use The Same Tools – InformationWeek

Users who are hungry for privacy need to choose their solutions carefully. Source: Privacy & Cybercrime Use The Same Tools – InformationWeek

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Electronic Warrantless Surveillance: What IT Should Know – InformationWeek

Today, in the name of public safety, federal and local government agencies are piling up advanced technologies to monitor people, with little regard for the basic principles of privacy. Here’s what businesses and individuals need to know. Source: Electronic Warrantless … Continue reading

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Tim Cook: Customers, Not Companies, Should Control Their Data – InformationWeek

Apple CEO Tim Cook told a crowd that consumer data should be theirs to keep and not used to make businesses money. He targeted Google and Facebook without mentioning them. Source: Tim Cook: Customers, Not Companies, Should Control Their Data … Continue reading

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FBI calls for new wiretap law covering social media | Computerworld

Encrypted social networking tools are hindering the FBI’s ability to track terrorists and recruiters who are appealing to young people in the U.S., an FBI official told lawmakers. Source: FBI calls for new wiretap law covering social media | Computerworld

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As smartwatches gain traction, personal data privacy worries mount

Growing interest in smartwatches has sparked user privacy concerns as companies find ways to collect and use personal health, location and purchasing data found on the wearable devices of their customers and workers. Source: As smartwatches gain traction, personal data … Continue reading

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Project Fi will help Google amass even more data about you | Computerworld

Project Fi will help Google amass even more data about you | Computerworld.

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5 ways your company can defuse a social media crisis | Computerworld

5 ways your company can defuse a social media crisis | Computerworld.

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