Are you Worried About Protecting Your Privacy?
Are you one of the many Americans who are concerned about privacy on the Internet? Students and faculty are online all the time during the pandemic--is your information secure? How about online shopping--how do companies know the sites you’ve visited? If you fill in a form with private information--who has access to it? What about apps?
These questions and more are why the National Cyber Security Alliance (NSCA) presents Data Privacy Day every year in January. This organization wants to educate consumers on “how they can own their online presence.” They also advocate for companies to act responsibly because protecting privacy is good for business.
You can learn more about your school and private use of information on the Internet:
- Office of Technology Services Cybersecurity webpage presents a Cybersecurity Awareness video and tips to keep you and your information safe.
A Great Research Topic:
As you can see from the mind map from the Credo Reference database there are many narrower topics you could use for an informative assignment or an argumentative essay or persuasive speech. Use this tool to find articles in Credo or use the keywords to search other databases for articles or books on the subject.
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