The Growth of Privacy - VPNs and Beyond

We all expect to have our private matters kept away from the prying eyes of strangers. Recent years have seen a flurry of wild reports on the grapevine, from federal agencies...


How To Protect Yourself From Identity Theft

It’s a glorious Saturday morning. You plan to sleep until 2 p.m. but instead, you’re awakened by a call from your credit card company. Still drunk with sleep, you’re vaguely...


How Concerned Are Consumers Really When It Comes to Data Privacy?

Snap a photo, swipe through the filters for the perfect one, and hit publish. Rinse and repeat. Sharing stuff online has become second nature for people today. In fact, things have...


Read This Before Downloading That New App

Last year, the total number of mobile app downloads worldwide was calculated to be 178.1 billion. And that number is only expected to go up this year, as more and more apps...


The Hidden Danger of Virtual Worlds

On a summer afternoon, a number of Microsoft employees were invited to attend a training seminar. But, instead of grabbing a pen and heading to the boardroom, they plugged...


6 textbook examples of how NOT to respond to a Data Breach (Seriously guys?)

Yahoo: Do nothing and pray it goes away Why are we surprised at this?! When Yahoo suffered a breach in 2013, it decided to just keep quiet about the 3 billion accounts that were...


What Is The Dark Web – And Should You Be Worried About It?

Does the term “Dark Web” conjure up images of shifty eyes, hooded capes, shadowy dark lanes, maniacal laughter, and maybe a bat signal? If you’ve been staying up to date with...


Why Your Camera Isn’t As Safe As You Think

You’ve joked about it before. How some lonely CIA agent is secretly watching (and perhaps salivating at) your every move via your webcam. So, after you get out of the shower you...


Enough Is Enough: 2018 Has Seen 600 Too Many Data Breaches

Well folks, we all breathed a sigh of relief after the tumultuous year of 2017 drew to a close, but 2018 might prove to be just as tiringly eventful. So much has already happened...


Protect Data Privacy by NOT Collecting Data at All

In Hansel and Gretel, the two siblings sprinkle breadcrumbs as they venture into the woods in order to find their way home. When we browse the internet, we sprinkle metaphorical...