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2014-07-17 07:05:52

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When thinking about the end of your life, most people think of living wills in terms of medical care, and final wills in terms of the distribution of assets. But have you considered your digital assets and who should have access to them after your death? The Associated Press (AP) reports that a group of influential lawyers say your loved ones should gain access to any and all digital accounts unless you specify differently in your...

2014-07-16 23:13:36

BeehiveID partners with edentiX to offer comprehensive identity verification. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Two innovative identity verification companies have partnered to offer a comprehensive identity verification platform. edentiX, an identity verification platform company based in Germany, has partnered with BeehiveID, based in Austin, TX, to provide enhanced identity verification be it online, offline or social for peer-to-peer customers to enable fast, robust identity...

2014-07-16 08:33:20

Annual list highlights the privacy company's DoNotTrackMe solution, which has blocked over 1 trillion attempts to track users' browsing worldwide and protected millions of users' personal information BOSTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abine, Inc., a Boston-based privacy company, today announced it has been named to Gartner, Inc.'s 2014 list of "Cool Vendors in Privacy Management, 2014" in recognition of its DoNotTrackMe product. Each year, the list identifies new Cool Vendors in...

2014-07-15 23:12:36

Firedrive, a leading secure cloud storage service, today announced the debut of its new Firedrive for Gmail™ extension, available immediately for download. With the new extension, users from all over the world can easily send and receive large files to anyone in any location without leaving their Gmail™ accounts. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Firedrive, a leading secure cloud storage services offered to users at no cost, is excited to announce the introduction of its new...

Privacy Advocates Leery Of New Facebook-Nielsen Partnership
2014-07-15 12:22:12

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe online Nielsen is leveraging an expanded partnership with Facebook to learn more about the age and gender of viewers on mobile devices. In an ever more connected age, one could not be faulted for thinking that one of the last bastions of privacy would be in their television viewing. The announcement today of a new partnership between Nielsen and Facebook, however, is just another example of how our privacy is being systematically...

2014-07-15 08:35:29

New Version Combines Superior Security with Unmatched Ease-of-Use; SAN JOSE, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enlocked(TM), Inc. (http://www.enlocked.com) today announced its next generation secure email encryption solution that brings military-grade email security to small businesses and independent professionals, without any of the complexities of traditional encryption technologies. Users have become increasingly aware of the threat to their privacy, a result of mounting...

2014-07-13 23:03:56

Rællic enables secure written communications between average consumers who do not want the government or other third parties reading their private messages—and Rællic has an innovative edge over other privacy solutions available today. San Mateo, California (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 Rællic protects customers from governmental and private sector intrusions by providing safe communication between clients using state-of-the-art communications security techniques. The software...

MIT Develops System That Lets Users Decide What Data Is Shared
2014-07-11 14:32:46

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While issues of personal data security have mostly revolved around actions of the US federal government, vast amounts of personal data are also being collected by corporate entities such as Amazon and Netflix. In pursuit of protecting individual privacy, researchers at MIT have developed a system called OpenPDS that allows individual users to decide what data they want to share and what data is unavailable. According to a report...

2014-07-11 08:27:30

Call for IoT & Privacy Experts to Submit Interest for Participation. SAN FRANCISCO, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the first Internet of Things Privacy Summit in Silicon Valley, California today, TRUSTe announced the formation of a multi-stakeholder IoT Privacy Tech Working Group to identify the technical standards and best practices necessary to help enhance consumer privacy in the Internet of Things (IoT). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140106/CL40095LOGO The goal of...

2014-07-10 12:33:52

New Data Shows Many Employers and Employees Do Not Take Adequate Steps to Protect Company Information, a Weakness That Could Result in Critical Security Breakdowns BROOMFIELD, Colo., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Webroot, the market leader in cloud-based, real-time internet threat detection, today published a new BYOD Security Report, which uncovers the disparities between IT policies and practices and the employee's concerns and preferences related to Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and...


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secure_email
2012-07-01 22:51:38

Email encryption refers to encryption and authentication of email messages, which is typically done to protect content from being read by unintended recipients. Email technology is readily available but has yet to achieve widespread usage, most likely due to social factors, such as people seeing the use of encryption as paranoid, and as marking a message urgent whether it is or not. A recent survey (from January 2012) found that only 35 percent of companies have implemented email...

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