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Episode 37: The Biggest Data Breach Ever

Episode 37: The Biggest Data Breach Ever

You might not be familiar with the term Real-Time Bidding (RTB), but if you browse the web, you're likely participating in this privacy-compromising activity hundreds of time each day. According to the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL), "RTB is the largest data...

Episode 36: Dark Web Culture

Episode 36: Dark Web Culture

When you think about the dark web, culture is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. However, to really understand something, culture is one of the first places you should look. When you understand a culture, you can recognize patterns. And when you...

Episode 35: Dark Web 101

Episode 35: Dark Web 101

The internet is a lot of things. It is informativeā€¦sometimes deceptive. It brings people together when they are separated by great physical distances. It makes shopping easier than at any other time in human history. But there is also a dark side. But is it as...

Episode 34: College Life and Privacy

Episode 34: College Life and Privacy

There are approximately 18 million students enrolled in degree-granting colleges and universities in the United States. Globally, that number balloons to 235 million students. And as technology evolves, it finds its way into today's college campus life one way or...

Episode 33: Privacy Talk – Utah Bridal & Wedding Expo

Episode 33: Privacy Talk – Utah Bridal & Wedding Expo

NOTE: The audio in the first eleven minutes might be a little challenging to listen to, but after that it improves. This was our first episode recorded outside of our Privacy Files studio. Recording remotely does introduce some additional recording challenges. In this...

Episode 32: Confessions of an Influencer

Episode 32: Confessions of an Influencer

Globally, there are more than 50 million people creating original content for social media. Make no mistake about it. The influencer industry is huge. In many cases, being an influencer is like being a Hollywood celebrity. Strangers will often recognize influencers in...

Episode 31: My Not-So-Private Big Fat Greek Wedding

Episode 31: My Not-So-Private Big Fat Greek Wedding

Since 2000, there have been more than two million marriages every year in the United States. In fact, the average cost of a wedding in America is approximately $25,000. But what about the privacy cost? Planning a wedding often involves communicating with ten or more...

Episode 30: Confessions of a Corporate Spy

Episode 30: Confessions of a Corporate Spy

To learn more about our guest Robert Kerbeck and to buy the book RUSE: https://www.robertkerbeck.com/ To those in the world of corporate espionage, Robert Kerbeck is known as the best corporate spy there ever was. He perfected the art of social engineering, or...

Episode 29: VPNs: What you need to know

Episode 29: VPNs: What you need to know

The Virtual Private Network (VPN) business is hot. What was once the domain of the corporate world is now a ubiquitous phenomenon. Today there are 1.5 billion VPN users worldwide--making this a nearly $50 billion global market. In this episode of Privacy Files, we...

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