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  • Why Is Personal Data Privacy Important?

    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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  • Simply Serendipity Inc Case Study

    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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  • How Does Media Affect Body Image?

    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

    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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  • Identity Theft Protection

    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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  • How To Prevent Identity Theft

    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

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

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  • The Negative Consequences Of Social Networks

    endanger you. The internet tells all secrets, nothing is safe once it is out there. I once thought that as long as I had my settings however I wanted them that I would not have to worry about anyone seeing anything I did not want them to see. You know when you sign up you have to accept the terms and conditions? Well, that is where they get us with that long document that is filled with very fine print. To be honest, I have never even tried to read one of the terms and conditions that I have…

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  • Digital Discourse

    Intertwined to make a tangled web, spider silk incorporates a special stickiness to trap unsuspecting prey. Much like a spider’s web, social media captures people of all ages in the digital world of communication. Social media remains a platform for participation on the internet in which kids, teenagers, and adults publish information regarding a variety of topics. Yet, all social media platforms- Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Blogs, etc.- are simply threads in a larger web of digital…

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  • Communication Skills: Paraphrasing Relationships

    Skills Paper (Draft) As a married woman, I know all to well how communication can affect your relationship with your partner or significant other. While communication skills are vital towards a lasting relationship, effective communication is a necessity with everyone you may encounter. Communication is the foundation for which all cultures, despite age or gender, convey messages through nonverbal or verbal cues. What you say, or don’t say, will have a significant impact on how your message is…

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