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Episode 59: Employment Scams

Episode 59: Employment Scams

The rise of remote work has led to the rise of a wild phenomenon: the overemployed. While it is difficult to know exactly how many people juggle multiple full-time jobs simultaneously, it is evident the trend is more common than most realize. 79% of remote workers say...

Episode 58: Cyber Governance

Episode 58: Cyber Governance

Modern organizations face continuous threats from bad actors that put systems, data and people at great risk. This is why it's critical for companies to adopt solid cyber governance strategies. Cyber governance, or cybersecurity governance, is a holistic approach to...

Episode 57: True Crime: Dating Apps

Episode 57: True Crime: Dating Apps

If you have ever spent some time on dating apps, you most likely have encountered fake profiles. And with recent improvements in AI, there's a good chance some of those fake profiles aren't even using pictures of real people. According to the Federal Trade Commission...

Episode 56: Permissions Management

Episode 56: Permissions Management

Whether it's at work or at home, everything we do online is based on permissions. If you have the proper credentials, you can obtain access. When permissions management breaks down or a threat actor manages to gain unauthorized access, the situation can deteriorate...

Episode 55: The Legal Landscape of Internet Privacy

Episode 55: The Legal Landscape of Internet Privacy

In this episode of Privacy Files, we talk to Cindy Cohn, an American civil liberties attorney and the Executive Director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). In 2018, Forbes named Cindy one of America's Top 50 Women in Tech. Cindy's passion for internet law...

Episode 54: True Crime: Cyber Kidnapping

Episode 54: True Crime: Cyber Kidnapping

Happy New Year! In this first Privacy Files episode of 2024, we kick off a new true crime series…with a privacy angle. We examine the disturbing crime of cyber kidnapping. According to the FBI, scammers have been perpetrating variations of cyber kidnapping for at...

Episode 53: Eliminating Digital Exhaust

Episode 53: Eliminating Digital Exhaust

Quick Note: This is the last episode of 2023. We will be back the second week of January 2024 with exciting new changes and many more fascinating guests. Thank you to everyone who has supported Privacy Files over the past year. You have given us encouragement to...

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...

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