Cyber crime is now one of the top four economic crimes, costing about $114 billion annually. Every day, one million computers are successfully hacked for personal or confidential information.
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With the easy accessibility for your kids to share photos online, where should you draw the line between what's appropriate etiquette and what isn't?
Barb Jemmott's insight:
Sharing online opens up all kinds of questions, from an etiquette point of view. This article could be used to generate conversations about online activities.
Online security isn't just a good idea anymore — it's an essential safety measure for anyone using the web.
In 2012, Wired senior tech reporter Mat Honan lost more than a year's worth of pictures of his newborn daughter after his Google and Amazon accounts were hacked. Earlier in 2013, the Syrian Electronic Army allegedly hacked the Twitter accounts of The Financial Times, E! Onlineand The Associated Press.
The notion of privacy both offline and online is currently in contention and is featuring heavily in the spotlight.
The concept of privacy is reaching a very fragile state. With every single status update that we share, we are foregoing a part of our privacy, readily handing over data to pretty much anyone that wants to access it. Yet it is something that we seem so willing to do. Privacy as a concept will only last as long as society functions in a way to protect it and that is rapidly eroding.
Via Martin Gysler