I Know Where Your Cat Lives and More Than You’d Like Me to Know

The folks at Data Privacy Day recently brought a couple of great items to our attention: cats, students and sex, drugs and rock and roll, and metadata. Talk about great content for blogging! Let’s face it, baby boomers had it easy. Everyone was drinking in dorms, smoking, hanging out with all sorts of characters that […]

What Do Your Online Patterns Say About You?

Kudos to Professor Jennifer Golbeck for an informative TED session. Her talk ‘The curly fry conundrum: Why social media “likes” say more than you might think‘ does a really nice job showing us that online privacy is about a lot more than the data you consciously and voluntarily put ‘out’ there. “So in my lab […]

Top 4 Places You Might Get Hacked [infographic]

Today’s always connected culture has significantly increased the potential for hackers to breach one of your online accounts. It’s just as likely that you access your online accounts through your home computer, as it is that you’ll do it on one of your mobile devices like your smartphone and tablet. In order to outsmart the […]

Has Social Media Really Changed Everything?

What is it with people when it comes to new technologies? They get all silly-like as if society’s rules and laws don’t apply anymore? We weren’t around back in the early days of the telephone, but we think it might have gone something like this: It’s 1925. Bob is mad at Joe because Joe said […]