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Episode 52: Musings of a Privacy Tech Innovator

Episode 52: Musings of a Privacy Tech Innovator

The mission to give people back control over their personal data is far from an easy one. Fortunately for society, there are a few mavericks around the world who are sacrificing sleep for the protection of individual privacy. In this episode of Privacy Files, we talk...

Episode 51: Verifying Identity

Episode 51: Verifying Identity

There are many good people around the world who are working long hours to make data privacy and security second nature. Aaron Painter, CEO of Nametag, is one of these leaders whose passion begins with focusing on the human side of business. Author of the book Loyal: A...

Episode 50: Cars and Privacy

Episode 50: Cars and Privacy

Special Note: This is the 50th episode of Privacy Files. Thank you to all for your continued support of our mission to make the topic of privacy approachable for everyone. 2024 will be even better! ABOUT THIS EPISODE In this episode of Privacy Files, we look at the...

Episode 49: Privacy Talk – Utah Pinners Conference

Episode 49: Privacy Talk – Utah Pinners Conference

The reason we started Privacy Files is to make the topic of privacy and personal data protection more approachable for a wider, global audience. Many people acknowledge that privacy is important, but they just don't know where to begin. At Privacy Files, we believe...

Episode 48: DNA and Privacy

Episode 48: DNA and Privacy

Tens of millions of Americans alone have submitted their DNA to companies in the hopes of learning more about their ancestry. Genetic testing for ancestry research and identifying potential health issues is big business. However, as with any tool used for good, there...

Episode 47: Tips from a MySudo Power User

Episode 47: Tips from a MySudo Power User

One of the biggest challenges to getting more people to be proactive about protecting their personal data is the data privacy knowledge gap. In this episode of Privacy Files, we're getting back to the basics of how to manage personally identifiable information by...

Episode 46: Privacy as a Business Model

Episode 46: Privacy as a Business Model

Privacy is a hot topic. There are headline news stories about data privacy concerns, laws and breaches appearing virtually every single day. Polls show that the public worries about protecting personal data. However, people often don't know where to start. Yes, there...

Episode 45: Confessions of a Former Intelligence Officer

Episode 45: Confessions of a Former Intelligence Officer

There has been a giant spotlight shining on cybersecurity at Las Vegas casinos. Recently a hacking group pretended to be an IT support employee with Caesars Entertainment, Inc. and gained access to the company's computer systems. Hackers made off with Social Security...

Episode 44: Personally Identifiable Information (PII)

Episode 44: Personally Identifiable Information (PII)

We've talked a lot about social engineering on Privacy Files. It's commonly said that the human is the weakest link in data security. In this episode, we talk about what you could call unintentional social engineering.What if you had a story so compelling that...

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