• Trust in Social Media Security Is at an All-Time Low (Infographic)

      In our ongoing coverage of security topics for Cybersecurity Awareness Month, it’s important to recognize that all parties play an important role in security infrastructure. Businesses need to provide adequate solutions and people need to utilize the solutions provided. Unfortunately, according to a recent infographic, user confidence in the security infrastructures provided ...

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    • Twitter Revises Terms of Service, Privacy Policy

      By David Cohen on Sep. 30, 2016 - 3:45 PM Twitter Friday announced revisions to its terms of service and privacy policy. The social network announced the changes via tweet (embedded below), and it offered more details in a support post: We've updated our Terms & Privacy Policy. Check out what's new:✔️✔️

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  • Businesses: Take a Holistic Approach to Cybersecurity

    Every business and organization needs to take a holistic approach to cybersecurity. To that end, providing resources and training staff members to maintain good security practices should be a top priority. We interviewed Alex Heid, chief research officer at SecurityScorecard, and gained some insight into how companies can improve their digital security practices.

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  • Learn to Identify and Protect Yourself From Phishing Scams (Infographic)

    … News about cybersecurity is often full of doom for businesses and consumers, with frequent leaks, high-profile data breaches, and ever more sophisticated hackers. However, October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, so now is a good time to brush up on how to protect yourself in the digital world and other basic tools for improving the security…

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  • LinkedIn Releases Semiannual Transparency Report

    … Transparency Report Thursday, saying in a blog post: Our commitment to members led us to work with the Global Network Initiative and undergo a comprehensive, independent assessment of our practices surrounding privacy and freedom of expression. In July, GNI’s board of directors announced that, based on a detailed evaluation of the assessment, LinkedIn…

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  • Facebook, WhatsApp Face Another Privacy Flap in Germany

    … it had already collected. WhatsApp announced changes to its terms of service and privacy policy late last month. Caspar said in a statement, as reported by Scott: It has to be their decision, whether they want to connect their account with Facebook. Therefore, Facebook has to ask for their permission in advance. This has not happened. Facebook told Scott it had complied with European privacy rules, and it was willing to work with Caspar. Readers: How do you see this playing out? …

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  • Instagram Rolls Out Custom Keyword Filter for Comments

    … There have been rumblings for weeks about an Instagram feature aimed at using keywords to block trolls, and that feature is now here for all users, not just celebrities and public figures. Instagram co-founder and CEO Kevin Systrom announced in a blog post that the Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network introduced a custom keyword…

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  • Pinterest Government, Law Enforcement Requests Pale Versus Facebook

    … for information from 30,041 user accounts. Pinterest did not receive a single request from a government outside of the U.S. in the first half of 2016, and it listed national security requests during the time period as “0-249.” Finally, Pinterest received two government content-removal requests during the period, both from the U.S., and both denied…

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  • Twitter: 360,000 Terrorism-Related Accounts Suspended Since Mid-2015

    … organizations such as Parle-moi-d’Islam (France), Imams Online (U.K.), Wahid Foundation (Indonesia), The Sawab Center (United Arab Emirates) and True Islam (U.S.) to empower credible non-governmental voices against violent extremism. Over the past six months, we also attended government-convened summits on CVE hosted by the French Interior Ministry…

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  • Instagram Providing Users With Better Moderation Tools

    … Harassment is a pervasive problem across many social networks, regardless of the level of anonymity they provide. While reporting tools, troll indexes and other initiatives help sites moderate content, individuals have few tools at their disposal for fending off harassment from other users. Instagram hopes to change this by rolling out more…

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  • LinkedIn Revises Cookie Policy

    … cookies, including LinkedIn cookies. Check out the updated our cookie table within the policy to share the categories and descriptions of the cookies we use. As always, we will continue to be transparent about any changes that we make to our policy. The privacy and security of our members is our number one priority and we are committed to keeping our services secure and safe. Readers: What are your thoughts on the changes to LinkedIn’s cookie policy? …

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  • Harassment Continues on Social Networks (Infographic)

    … Despite constant efforts by social networks to protect their users, a new survey by Craig Newmark found that harassment still runs rampant. Newmark—founder of craigslist, craigconnects, Rad Campaign and Lincoln Park Strategies—found that 22 percent of social network users were victims of bullying, harassment and threatening behavior in 2016…

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  • Can Data Security Keep Up With Fraud, Bots and Hackers?

    … Hacking, fraud, and malicious bot activity online is getting more sophisticated. As businesses work to eliminate weak points in their security infrastructure, passwords may become obsolete. But are there more breaches, or is there simply more awareness related to breaches, hacking and fraud? Motherboard contributor Jason Cox noted…

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