The Guardian website has a selection of articles and resources looking in-depth at the various issues concerning online privacy. There's advice on how to manage your online identity (including how to delete it), discussions by privacy experts and more.
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Our phones have become an integral part of our lives, and have fundamentally changed the way we work, the way we navigate the world, and the way we communicate with friends and family.
But do smartphones with all their interactive, location, and connectivity features and apps compromise our privacy and information security?
Justin Cappos, an assistant professor at NYU-Poly, is an expert in the field of cyber security, and he does NOT own a cell phone.
He argues that the smartphone is the ultimate tracking device, and that pre-installed and cheaper applications may be aiming to monitor your mobile behavior rather than keep you entertained.
Watch below as Cappos and his colleague Prof. Nasir Memon debate whether the risks of having a smartphone hacked and infected with malware outweigh the technological benefits. Read the article and watch the video here.
MakeUseOf’s Password Management Guide, from author Mohammed Al-Marhoon, outlines tips and tricks you need to know to stay both secure and sane.
The Information Commissioners Office (ICO) has issued penalties with associated high fines to councils and schools. There are lessons for all organisations who manage and share personal data of children and colleagues on a daily basis.
CBBC presenters sing about how to stay safe online. Watch the video.
A brief and practical overview to the importance of password and online identity management