Privacy/Security

  • Mobile Shopping Is on the Rise, But Security Is at Risk (Infographic)

    … The proliferation of mobile devices has had a large impact on everything from advertising to user behavior and shopping habits. An infographic from mobile security provider Trustlook examines user behavior on mobile during the holiday season and the issues with mobile device security. Mobile shopping has become core to the online shopping…

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  • Instagram Rolls Out New User Safety Tools

    … Instagram revealed three new safety tools Tuesday: the ability to turn off commenting, to remove followers from private accounts and to anonymously report posts that hint at the intention of self-injury. Co-founder and CEO Kevin Systrom detailed the new options in a blog post, adding that Tuesday’s announcement marks the first steps…

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  • 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…

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  • 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 ...

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 10 readers -
  • Businesses Still Neglecting Cybersecurity (Infographic)

    … adopting, according to the infographic, are; identity management services, an incident response platform and intrusion detection systems. A large part of the problem is simply a lack of planning and risk assessment. Security experts have been warning about weaknesses in these core areas for years, so it’s disheartening that businesses haven’t been more proactive. Check out the infographic below and for more details, download the full report. Image courtesy of Shutterstock. …

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  • 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…

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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…

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