Facebook: Mark Zuckerberg Testifies Before Congress Mark Zuckerberg is testifying to Congress today regarding the treatment of user data and the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Follow along on Twitter for tons of commentary. View Story Google’s File on You Is 10 Times Bigger Than Facebook’s — Here’s How to View It Facebook is the main
Integrity With encryption you know that your message hasn’t been altered by a third party. Authentication Because you have to have the encryption key to decrypt the message, you know the source of the information. Confidence You know where the message came from and that it hasn’t been altered. This means the sender can’t
After Facebook gave Cambridge Analytica the data of 87 million people, many companies scrambled to make sure their data security and privacy were up to par with industry standards. Data breaches are terrible for business because they harm the company’s image and diminish consumer trust. Most companies assume their security measures are good enough until
Keep your searches private by redirecting searches that may be tracked to Search Encrypt, a privacy-focused search engine The Search Encrypt extension protects your privacy by encrypting your search terms and expiring your searches from your browser history. Search Encrypt’s private search engine will be set as your default search engine and other searches
Websites running tracking scripts could be inadvertently gathering your sensitive information. Websites use “session replay scripts” to view your mouse movements and keystrokes while visiting their webpage. If you type sensitive information like credit card numbers or passwords, you could be unknowingly sharing this information. Over 400 of the most popular websites record your
The internet is a platform for information to flow freely and openly. However certain information must remain private. An internet that allows users to maintain their privacy, and control which information they share is better for all users. Privacy helps the internet in many ways, these are a few key examples: Privacy Offers Protection
Install Search Encrypt’s extension: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/de… This video shows how to add and remove Search Encrypt’s private search extension. You can easily install Search Encrypt by going to the Chrome extension store and it will block any searches that track your information. You can quickly remove Search Encrypt by removing the extension from your browser.
In the aftermath of the privacy scandals surrounding Facebook, it seems the logical next step for the tech industry is widespread regulation. If the groups controlling user data are left to do whatever they want, people are forced to adhere to the standards set by the giant companies. The Facebook scandal is a perfect