privacy issues

  • Public cloud vs. internal social networks

    Posted October 19, 2009 - 3:43 pm

    Jaime Gesswein says it's his job to be paranoid. So when doctors and staff at Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters in Norfolk, Va., began requesting access to YouTube to view medical videos and Facebook for monitoring patients' comments, Gesswein, who's in charge of network security, was more than a little skeptical.
  • Baited and duped on Facebook

    Posted October 19, 2009 - 2:52 pm

    When CIO Will Weider encouraged employees at Ministry Health Care and Affinity Health System in Wisconsin to use Facebook to spread the word about new programs and successful projects, he was surprised at the result: Few did so.
  • 6 Ways We Gave Up Our Privacy

    Posted October 17, 2009 - 9:58 pm

    Privacy has long been seen as a basic, sacred right. But in the Web 2.0 world, where the average user is addicted to Google apps, GPS devices, their BlackBerry or iPhone, and such social networking sites as Facebook and Twitter, that right is slowly and willingly being chipped away. In fact, some security experts believe it's gone already.
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