The Stay Safe Online Blog

Jan 25, 2017 8:46am
With Data Privacy Day coming up on Jan. 28, there’s no better time to assess the impactful role data plays in modern business – and the challenges we face in data protection.
Jan 24, 2017 6:13am
Data Privacy Day is January 28! Since this particular holiday comes so early in the year, it’s a great opportunity to make some changes in the way you manage your personal data. Here are 17 things you can do to put your best privacy foot forward for 2017.
Jan 24, 2017 6:07am
A great time to dive deep into privacy issues is Data Privacy Day! As part of this year’s efforts, the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) is partnering with a host of organizations in industry, government and the nonprofit sector to bring you an exciting series of discussions live from Twitter’s headquarters in San Francisco.
Jan 23, 2017 8:32am
Data Privacy Day is only five days away! Here are a few resources to help you be more #PrivacyAware and join the greater effort on Jan. 28.
Jan 23, 2017 7:24am
We have seen a vast transformation in our lives as a result of technology. Over time, technology has become more integrated into our homes, at work and on the road.
Jan 23, 2017 7:02am
Personal information, particularly health care information, is being exposed in more places, through more “things” and to more people every day, which is creating new risks for people, businesses, health care organizations, governments and society as a whole. People all around the world are more concerned than ever about their privacy and the security of the personal information they share with others, with good reason.
Jan 23, 2017 6:41am
As everyone probably knows by now, “Pokémon Go” encourages players to interact with their natural environment by using realistic maps of their surroundings as part of the game. Our guest bloggers at Intel Corporation discuss the privacy and safety implications of this technology and where it might lead in the future.
Jan 20, 2017 8:35am
In making public an online archive of data breach notifications affecting Massachusetts residents from 2007 to 2016, that state may have taken the first step to make America more cybersecure. Guest blogger Adam Levin argues for a national database, and other consumer-first approaches to the identity theft pandemic.
Jan 20, 2017 3:57am
For security, privacy, identity and digital transformation professionals, the occasion of Data Privacy Day is perfect for pondering the big issues, like: Has anything actually changed since last year?
Jan 19, 2017 1:14pm
Unfortunately, even the most low-tech tax scam can cause lasting and expensive damage. Here are some tips for avoiding scams this tax season.
Jan 19, 2017 7:07am
EDUCAUSE shares several ideas to help you ignite your brainstorming about campus activities on Data Privacy Day (or during Data Privacy Month). These ideas are meant to be suitable for all higher education community members (e.g., students, faculty, and staff).
Jan 19, 2017 7:00am
The Federal Trade Commission is hosting a prize competition called the Internet of Things Home Inspector Challenge. The FTC is asking people to come up with a technical solution to guard against security vulnerabilities in software on smart devices connected to their homes.
Jan 18, 2017 1:17pm
Today, we are more connected than ever before, and by 2020 more than 30.7 billion devices will be connected to the internet. Connected devices, which provide great convenience to our lives, are fueled by information about us, like our behaviors and preferences. Many of us may be unaware of how our information is being used, collected and shared. There are some things you can do to manage your privacy online. Join @STOPTHNKCONNECT and a panel of experts for a Twitter chat on managing your privacy in a growing “Internet of Me” world.
Jan 18, 2017 6:39am
A new year usually means setting a goal to remodel that extra bedroom, cut out caffeine or finally hit the gym. This year, have an even greater goal in mind: the improvement of your privacy program. Here are some great ways to start you on your way to achieving just that.
Jan 17, 2017 7:46am
Data Privacy Day – held annually on Jan. 28 – is less than two weeks away and is an opportunity to educate and learn more about respecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust. These resources and events from the National Cyber Security Alliance can help you and your organization be more #PrivacyAware.
Jan 9, 2017 9:03am
There are less than three weeks remaining until DPD – held annually on Jan. 28 to create awareness about the importance of respecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust. As our world becomes more connected, it's increasingly important to take steps to protect your personal information and help everyone be #PrivacyAware. Here are three things you can do now to join the greater effort.
Jan 9, 2017 5:32am
#CyberAware is a monthly newsletter – created for families – by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA). This month, we’re sharing resources to help you and your family have a safer and more secure 2017 along with recent online safety news and important information to help protect your social media accounts. You can also join in the greater effort this Data Privacy Day by becoming a Champion.
Jan 5, 2017 6:20am
The RE: View is a look back at recent headlines that caught our attention and that senior executives and board members should consider when assessing and managing cyber risk.
Jan 4, 2017 5:00am
Now in its 13th year, the 2016 National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) was an extremely successful and collaborative effort co-led by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Dec 7, 2016 1:34pm
The holidays are quickly approaching, and shoppers are visiting their favorite websites to buy gifts for friends and family. When shopping online this season, it’s important to remember to STOP. THINK. CONNECT.™ This #ChatSTC Twitter chat will discuss cybersecurity and privacy as they relate to buying gifts online and share how you can avoid scams, safeguard your personal information and enjoy a more safe and secure holiday shopping season.

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