How to protect yourself from viruses with the Black Information Network (BLIN): A guide

When you’re on the road, it’s easy to lose track of your smartphone.Black Information Networks are designed to give you more information about your surroundings and make it easier to connect to services and websites that may not be available to you in your home country.However, many travelers still don’t understand how to protect themselves […]

How to get a control unclassified letter to your boss

When you are looking to receive a controlled unclassified employee information (CUI) letter from your employer, you may be able to avoid the hassle of writing it yourself by using this easy method.CUI letters are controlled unclassified documents that are required for a certain employee to work or be hired.They are generally written by the […]

A genetic information privacy bill is a ‘biggie’ for states and cities, say privacy experts

The Genetic Information Nondisclosure Act (GINA) of 2014 would make it illegal for anyone in a state or local government to disclose the genetic information of any person unless the disclosure is necessary to protect the health, safety, or welfare of another person, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).The bill has not […]

What is the difference between “computer information technology” and “IP information technology”?

On Tuesday, a federal judge denied a request from the Department of Justice to force the company, Symantec, to turn over information about the software it has installed on computers running Windows, including what kinds of security vulnerabilities exist.The company has argued that the orders are an overreach by the government, and that the FBI […]

When should you tell your employer to remove your personal data?

The following infographic is an overview of the data protection principles that apply to personal information collected through the internet and other services and platforms, including the use of personal data in relation to advertising, search, social networking, business applications, and other data protection matters.It highlights the different types of data that can be collected […]