You need to read this (Privacy for Humans By Alexandra Ross). The world is changing and YOU need to remain in charge of your life's privacy settings. This book is a helpful guide to both THINK about it...and DO SOMETHING about it.
I found Privacy for Humans to be a nightlight in the darkness; through the use of simple explanations and diagrams, the book suggests the adoption of a "mindfulness" approach and suggests steps you can take to protect yourself.
The global pandemic has significantly impacted our lives and raised ethical and privacy concerns for individuals, companies and society as a whole. While the more authoritarian countries such as China and Singapore mandated strict quarantining, social distancing and mask-wearing for citizens early on in the pandemic, the U.S. has relied more heavily on voluntary compliance, which allows for outliers who protest public health measures they feel restrict individual rights and f
Part of a healthy privacy practice is engaging online with intent, making sure that when we share, we SEE clearly. But even the most privacy-conscious among us may not realize that how we interact with cloud-based software and websites can have a dramatic impact on how much we’re sharing. For instance, did you know that choosing to use a company’s app versus its mobile website might have a profound impact on how much information you’re unintentionally “leaking” online? Invest
Learning to protect and nurture a child involves a myriad of factors including nutrition, ecology, education, media, and technology. Privacy is also a part of that picture. Lately there has been enhanced attention on kids’ privacy, especially as they grow up in the shade of big data and the cloud computing which makes amassing and analyzing that information possible. While there are ways parents can protect kids’ privacy online, parents also need to understand how to teach th
It’s amazing how much time we spend on our mobile devices. It’s often the first thing we check when wake up and the last thing we look at before we go to bed. Our mobile devices have become an extension of ourselves and contain a good deal of our personal information. Some of it is highly sensitive personal information like our location and contacts. How often do we consider how our privacy and security is protected when we use mobile apps? Do we actually read the apps’ priva