Privacy/Security

    • Businesses Still Neglecting Cybersecurity (Infographic)

      Cybersecurity requires agile improvement and dedicated resources. Unfortunately, instead of businesses taking the recommended holistic approach, cybersecurity is often critically overlooked. An infographic based on a study from security solutions provider Resilient Systems and market research firm Ponemon breaks down key areas of continued failure for businesses.

      Inside Facebook- 20 readers -
  • Whose Data Is It Anyway?

    … for business. Privacy vs. convenience Consumers are often willing to trade privacy for convenience provided they get something back. Many people happily give up their data to Google Maps. In exchange, they get accurate traffic information that can save them many hours over the course of a year. Google literally knows exactly where you are going…

    AllFacebookin Google Facebook Twitter- 7 readers -
  • SSL Is Now the Default on Tumblr

    … SSL (secure sockets layer) is finally the default for new blogs on Tumblr. Security engineer Josh Hixson announced the move via tweet (embedded below), crediting fellow Tumblr security engineer Kelly Lum: Thanks to @aloria, new @Tumblr blogs have SSL enabled by default! Steady progress towards a bright, HTTPS-only blog network future — Josh…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Twitter- 9 readers -
  • Trust in Social Media Security Is at an All-Time Low (Infographic)

    … to experience a decrease in active users. Interestingly, while overall trust was down and a majority of users are still worried about specific kinds of security breach, worries about individual attack vectors are stable or decreasing. For example, 80 percent reported concern about downloading viruses or malware, the same percentage as 2014…

    AllTwitterin Social- 12 readers -
  • Businesses: Take a Holistic Approach to Cybersecurity

    …, and then directly contact them via email, social networks or other out-of-band communications (phone calls, SMS, etc). Indeed, spear phishing is an excellent example of how layers of security are becoming compromised by end-user behavior. When employees become too comfortable with procedures, Heid notes, they develop poor password habits and bad cybersecurity…

    Inside Facebookin Social- 10 readers -
  • 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…

    AllFacebook- 16 readers -
  • 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:✔️https://t.co/Z9WvxIi0Yt✔️https…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Twitter- 14 readers -
  • 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…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Google Facebook Twitter- 10 readers -
  • Facebook, WhatsApp Face Another Privacy Flap in Germany

    … By David Cohen on Sep. 28, 2016 - 11:00 AM The data protection commissioner in the German city of Hamburg is taking aim at WhatsApp and its parent company, Facebook. Mark Scott of The New York Times reported that Johannes Caspar ordered Facebook to stop collecting and storing data on WhatsApp users in Germany, and to delete all such data…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 9 readers -
  • Instagram Rolls Out Custom Keyword Filter for Comments

    … comments. That feature is rolling out to all users Monday. Systrom said in his blog post: The first feature we’re introducing is a keyword moderation tool that anyone can use. Now, when you tap the gear icon on your profile, you’ll find a new comments tool. This feature lets you list words you consider offensive or inappropriate. Comments with these…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social- 12 readers -
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