The impact of inexpensive IT networking systems has made cyberwarfare capabilities relatively cheap initiatives compared to pursuing nuclear weapons. For instance, North Korean hackers are chosen from universities and begin training at the age of 17. Pay is remarkably good, elevating the hackers and their families to high social status. The question remains: who wins, […]
The main purpose for creating the dark Web was to provide access to encrypted and untraceable information. Within the last several decades, it has evolved into an area containing illegal content, damaging to businesses and individuals.
As consumers increasingly utilize the Internet in many aspects of their daily lives, the challenge becomes enjoying the conveniences of online activities without sacrificing privacy. The mechanisms for protecting privacy continue to evolve as the focus of online activity transitions from laptops and desktop computers to smartphones and other portable devices. With enhanced surveillance from […]
Privacy is one of those modern issues that is in fact as old as time. In our guide to How the Digital Age is Impacting Our Personal Privacy, we look at this age old problem from a new perspective. That is how our online digital personas, our personally identifying information, and our social identity are […]
With a slew of hackings and compromised customer information, cyber attacks have quickly come to the forefront of attention in the United States and around the world. With the human race’s increasing dependency on technology, vital and private information is stored on devices that most people trust to be quite secure. Yet the public has […]
Thanks to incredible advancements in technology, it is possible for anyone to upload the most intimate and personal details of their life to the internet with just a few clicks of a button. While this convenience makes it possible to shop online, browse endlessly, and share the details of one’s life with family members and […]
The Russian Duma passed an amendment regarding the regulation of personal data. The law will likely require all domestic and foreign companies to store data on servers physically located in Russia to stay in compliance with new regulations, and the law is anticipated to take effect in September of 2016. Russian equivalent of the FCC […]
If I were making investments, I’d invest heavily in tattoo removal. No one has figured out a perfect removal process, but when someone does it will make millions. And robotexting: when is someone going to invent a robotexting app that will text my wife/mother/brother so I don’t have to? “Sure, Honey! I’d be happy to […]
The mobile phone is accused of killing face-to-face human interaction. Facebook is now inserting suggested pages and advertisements that are making users very angry. What can be expected from Google Glass? Will this invention become the stuff of science fiction movies that destroy societal interaction by replacing it with virtual reality lifestyles?
The great social media tool, the “water cooler” for former coworkers and the chat-it-up place for friends to stay in touch keeps changing but not an evolution of usage, rather changing how the site uses YOU! Experts said it was coming. Once Facebook went public, it was only a matter of time for it to […]
Our personal identifying information is something that many of us try our best to protect. It’s a common worry that an employer may “Google” a prospective employee and see what is out there about them, making sure that they are a good fit for the company. As the battle for online privacy wages, some companies […]
With Google’s ascent to the top of not only the internet world but the entire global business world comes the expected amount of complaints about its practices. This isn’t to say that the complaints are all knee-jerk, more that there’s probably some statistical average of, shall we say, “yuck” that a company needs to participate […]