10 things you should know about privacy protection and IT


Personal privacy has become a major public concern. Highly visible data breaches, identity theft, and frauds such as phishing scams have created a huge corporate and consumer burden and threaten trust in internet and ecommerce services.

Studies have shown that almost half of US residents have "little or no confidence" that adequate steps have been taken to secure their personal data. Compounding this lack of confidence is the increasing sophistication of online crime schemes. It's hard to tell who is legitimate, and a growing number of users are becoming victims of the internet. Let's look at some privacy concerns and how they affect IT. 10 things you should know about privacy protection and IT - ZDNet UK

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