Privacy tips

One of the harder things about the Internet is finding articles about a topic when you’re learning about it, especially if you don’t know the vocabulary that goes along with the topic. This page has links to current articles about information privacy that I thought were interesting. Enjoy!

Articles to read

The FTC has some great articles on privacy that you can access from this page: http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/topics/privacy-identity Another important page on their website explains what to do if you’re a victim of identity theft: http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/microsites/idtheft/consumers/deter.html

10 Things a Burglar Doesn’t Want you to know: http://www.houselogic.com/home-advice/home-security/how-to-prevent-burglaries/

Alex Halderman, a professor and researcher at University of Michigan, and David Jefferson, a computer scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, talk about electronic voting at http://politics.slashdot.org/story/12/03/02/1940236/in-theory-and-practice-why-internet-based-voting-is-a-bad-idea. Halderman also has a short video here: http://it.slashdot.org/story/12/03/10/2351259/prof-j-alex-halderman-tells-us-why-internet-based-voting-is-a-bad-idea-video

Blogs

  • Krebs–a former reporter for The Washington Post–writes a blog on security: http://krebsonsecurity.com/
  • How-to Geek writes about technology, and the articles are usually informative and easy to follow. Featured articles are here: http://www.howtogeek.com/t/features/. The Articles drop-down menu (in the menu bar) has sections such as “Windows” and “Mobile.”

Other resources

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