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    person then makes a search for a wig and corrective surgery, it would be safe to assume the person has undergone chemotherapy or some form of major surgery and the marketing companies would begin advertising for support services. Even then it is still not a complete picture as the sequence of searches could simply have been to conduct research for a project. Meanwhile, the marketing company has tracked this inaccurate personal information and will store it for an unknown period of time. If the behavioral information about an internet user is joined with other public information, such as government records, business and personal information, and information posted on social media sites, there is potential to create a detailed online identity with both accurate and inaccurate information. A few ways to prevent a search engine or ad company from getting personal data can be to download an ad-blocking browser extension from the Web, monitor cookies to keep marketing companies from tracking habits, and to download a search engine that doesn’t collect any information such as DuckDuckGo. When downloading new software, avoid downloading a toolbar. If using Hotmail for web-based e-mail, use Google or Bing as a search engine. Using different websites for e-mail and searches will prevent any one site…

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    Project Risk Management Simply Serendipity Inc. is looking at implementing a new information technology system that would allow its employees to access and maintain some of their own human resource information. The information that they would be able to accessed and changed would include their home address, telephone number, and email address. All employees would also be able to access and change their tax withholding and pension plan contributions. The implementation of this plan would reduce…

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    activities. This web page documents state laws in a limited number of areas: website privacy policies, privacy of online book downloads and reader browsing information, personal information held by Internet service providers, online marketing of certain products directed to minors, and employee email monitoring. Additional digital privacy resources also are available from NCSL. In addition, other types of state laws address privacy issues and can also apply to online activities. Children's…

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    The use of media is growing and is involved in almost every aspect of life. No individual can escape using social media whether it be in their personal life or work life. For this research my topic is media use and body image. Individuals spend hours using or watching media. I personally spend almost 3-4 hours on social media or watching media. With its growing influence media has the opportunity to influence individuals of all age groups. Whether it be with their political choices, or their…

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    Cyber-Safety Regarding Identity Theft What is Identity Theft? • Identity theft is a crime in which an imposter obtains key pieces of personal information, such as Social Security or driver 's license numbers without that person’s knowledge or permission, to get a benefit or to cause harm. • An identity thief takes on another person’s identity by using their personal information, which includes the person’s name, address, date of birth and email and social media log-in details. It is illegal…

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    Victims Of Identity Theft

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    to the ever increasing threat of identity theft. Identity theft is where someone steals someone else’s personal information usually in order to profit themselves in some way or another, identity theft can lead to the forgery of personal…

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    for students to protect their identity one should be prepared when they leave home to move into shared quarters, college apartments or dormitories. Equipment to secure personal property should be purchased and used. A cross-cut shredder should be used to destroy mail, especially if applications are received for credit cards, they should be shredded immediately. When sharing living quarters, especially common areas, students should invest in safes in which to store personal papers, checkbook,…

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    Oral Health: A Case Study

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    not always published information in order to provide the public with accurate health information and promote good health (Seale, 2003).…

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    2007; González et al, 2008).The business arrangements have also developed strategies to utilize the technology and expand their client base and implement Electronic commerce (e-commerce) to present their products or services to the securities industry through their power to form and hold a job network. With any information technology, such online selling of merchandise and services, ensuring transaction security is critical. Nevertheless, assessing the securities perceived by consumers usually…

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    Identity Theft Protection

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    Identity Theft Protection by IFSM 201 Feb 25, 2015 According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) “… a stolen identity is a powerful cloak of anonymity for criminals and terrorists…and a danger to national security and private citizens alike…” (Identity Theft, 2010). Identity theft has been for many years the number one growing crime across America. According to the Bureau of Justice and Statistics (BJS) 16.6 million people were victims of Identity theft in 2012, with…

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