The Stay Safe Online Blog

Jan 30, 2015 9:03am
It may sound ridiculous at first, but a strategic deployment of the most common and visible form of personally identifiable information - the humble email address - might be enough to send a would-be identity thief packing to an easier mark.
Jan 28, 2015 6:36pm
Here are 10 ways to safeguard your information from the most common threats and vulnerabilities that put you, your family and your office at risk.
Jan 28, 2015 5:20pm
An anonymous, unnamed CEO for a popular transparency company whose mascot is a ghost is fond of saying "running a business these days would be easy - if it weren't for all the people and computers." It's a joke meant to add perspective to everyday problems - but it can also apply to just trying to comfortably exist in the "Information Age."
Jan 27, 2015 10:38am
We need to prioritize the importance of developing a comprehensive plan for data privacy and student learning - one that is thoughtful, balanced and comprehensive. We don't want to get this wrong. We can't. Too much is at stake for this and the next generation of students.
Jan 27, 2015 6:57am
It's time for a reality check: complete anonymity online is not possible. The myth distracts people from what they should really be looking for in privacy programs and services: transparency, trust, ease of use, performance and reliability.
Jan 26, 2015 7:46am
Data never dies. And data doesn't have a conscience - this immortal resource comes with significant risk. Time for a closer look.
Jan 22, 2015 8:08am
While constant connectivity has its benefits, the rise of mobile devices and the proliferation of WiFi networks can be a dangerous coupling. In fact, many WiFi hotspot users are unaware of the inherent risks that the technology poses - such as an increased risk of identity theft, hacking and compromised bank accounts.
Jan 21, 2015 12:06pm
In today's mobile, connected world, we access the Internet everywhere and from multiple devices as we work, play and travel. This chat will offer ways that you can protect your privacy on the go.
Jan 20, 2015 8:28am
The FIDO Alliance recently held a breakfast event to discuss its efforts to strengthen online authentication, its explosive growth in membership since its inception in 2012 and its recently released specifications. Additionally, the event featured a panel discussion of "the good, the bad and the ugly" of replacing passwords.
Jan 15, 2015 9:04am
Yeah, you got a new computer. So what's next? Securely migrating to a new computer can be done in just 5 steps.

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