Professor shares top 10 tips for protecting online personal info

Arizona State University


Recent events have many of us questioning whether our personal information is really safe online. Federal officials are asking Apple and Google about how some of their phones track users’ locations. More than 70 million Sony PlayStation users may have had their personal information stolen in a recent computer-hacking incident, and Google says several hundred Gmail accounts were recently breached, too. Late last month, Facebook was among the companies appearing in front of legislators to talk about updating privacy laws.

Prosch recently spoke to a large, high-profile audience in Silicon Valley about what needs to be done to make things safer for Internet users and also discussed the regulatory environment related to Privacy by Design at a conference hosted by the University of California, Berkeley’s Center for Law and Technology. She is sharing her Top 10 data-privacy tips for both consumers and businesses. 6/7/2011