CEO Kent Lawson tackles the controversy surrounding the proposed “Do Not Track” legislation and how it may limit advertisers from knowing about your Web-browsing habits. What worries you most about your online privacy? Where do you stand on the proposed new rules?
Monthly Archive: January 2011
Do you think leaving your WiFi wide open is being a good neighbor? Maybe you think using an open WiFi network is okay, too? Well, you might want to rethink that.
Software Entrepreneur Launches Security Company Focused on Internet Safety, Protecting Data on Unencrypted Public Wifi Networks
For Immediate Release Software Entrepreneur Launches Security Company Focused on Internet Safety, Protecting Data on Unencrypted Public Wifi Networks Kent...
The general public is concerned about the information Facebook is sharing. This concern is becoming increasingly justified as Facebook, and social networking in general, reach more users.
Private WiFi CEO Kent Lawson’s new blog outlines the astounding ways identity thieves target the approximately 11 million identity theft victims each year. In an effort to stem the scary privacy risks consumers face each day, he also announces an exciting new partnership with the well-known nonprofit organization, the Identity Theft Resource Center®.
Active users on social networks should be more aware that their internet security is in danger. On these sites there is limited web protection as every photo you upload, every tweet you send, every status you update become information that can threaten your online privacy.
In CEO Kent Lawson’s latest post, he explores the “controversy” over government regulations and the Open Internet, as well as why our society is better off by setting some rules for how Internet companies operate.
If you’re a millennial, connecting to WiFi is more important than coffee, TV and who knows what else. What are you willing to do to get connected?
Think your home wireless network is safe from intruders? Maybe or maybe not. For cybercrooks intent on stealing your valuables, an unsecured wireless connection can make WiFi hacking a lot easier than breaking and entering.
Part 1 of this series discussed how companies can track our location, but that is just one piece of information in “the new normal” of what marketers can find out about us. Now in Part 2, check out how our travels around the Internet leave digital fingerprints all over the place.
Online Privacy Diminishes with Facebook and Users Keep Coming Back For More: The Social Media Privacy Report
This week’s installment of the Social Media Privacy Report examines the discrepancy between growing online security concerns among experts and internet users’ apathetic attitude towards the threat to their internet safety and privacy. Meanwhile, Facebook remains at the pinnacle of the social media frenzy and despite web protection issues, it continues to thrive.
This first guest article from the Identity Theft Resource Center® (ITRC) discusses various forms of identity theft and predicts increased incidence of identity theft in 2011. The ITRC will be writing guest posts on some Wednesdays for private-i. Check this space in the future for their latest articles.