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Webcast: Cybersecurity During COVID-19

Larry Magid and Kerry Gallagher spoke with McAfee's Baker Nanduru, who had some excellent advice for all of us who are at a higher security risk due to all the ...

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Facebook is Cleaning Up Inappropriate Content But You Still Need to be Vigilant

by Larry Magid I’m about to report on some interesting numbers from Facebook regarding inappropriate material it deleted from its service, but first I’d like to warn users about the ...
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Google Reining in Too Much of a Good Thing

The common expression “too much of a good thing” can apply to almost everything that we enjoy, including the internet and mobile devices. My grandparents understood that, but apparently, many ...
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Facebook Begins Notifying Users if their Data Was Accessed by Cambridge Analytica

Facebook is in the process of notifying users whether their personal information may have been accessed by Cambridge Analytica. Starting today, users will see one of two notices. The one ...
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US Safer Internet Day 2018: Passionate Speakers & Students are a Recipe for Success

US Safer Internet Day 2018: Passionate Speakers & Students are a Recipe for Success

More than 200 students from Austin Independent School District were on hand February 6th for the official U.S. celebration of Safer Internet Day. The day began with welcome addresses from ...
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The Connection Between Online Safety and those Amazing Kids from Parkland, Florida

The Connection Between Online Safety and those Amazing Kids from Parkland, Florida

Like many, I have been deeply moved by the actions of student survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas school shootings on Valentine’s Day ...
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Safer Internet Day a Good Time to Think About Your Use of Connected Tech

 by Larry Magid Tuesday, February 6th is Safer Internet Day. The big U.S. celebration will be in Austin, but you don't have to come to Texas to participate. It will ...
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Online Privacy Day Reminds Us to Stay Alert Year ’Round

Online Privacy Day Reminds Us to Stay Alert Year ’Round

by Larry Magid Sunday is “Data Privacy Day,” when a host of companies, nonprofits and government agencies remind people to take steps to protect their privacy. The event is sponsored ...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's 2018 Challenge: Fix Facebook's Important Issues

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s 2018 Challenge: Fix Facebook’s Important Issues

Every year Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg takes on a challenge. One year it was to learn Mandarin. Another it was to visit every U.S. State and one year he ran ...
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Internet Governance Forum tackles fake news, artificial intelligence and blockchain

Internet Governance Forum tackles fake news, artificial intelligence and blockchain

For the past 12 years, the United Nations has sponsored the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), a “multi-stakeholder” event that brings together people from governments around the world along with tech ...
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