17 Apr

What is Personal? Table by state

The list of what kind of personal data is protected in law varies state-by-state in this country - here's an overview based on what we're learning:

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20 Mar

Records Day

Alex Alben presents at Records Day

Here's the slide deck link

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17 Mar

Videos from Start With Privacy conference

Did you miss the Start With Privacy conference in Seattle this past February?  Looking for a slide or a moment you remember but couldn't quite capture?

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17 Mar

Videos from Start With Privacy conference

Did you miss the Start With Privacy conference in Seattle this past February?  Looking for a slide or a moment you remember but couldn't quite capture?

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19 Oct

Chief Privacy Officer addresses city + county CIO's

Chief Privacy Officer Alex Alben is presenting at the October 2016 meeting of ACCIS - the Association of County and City Information Specialists.

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Use a password manager

Use a password manager that will enable you to remember only one password without needing to use it across all your services. Using the same password for different services can increase the harm caused if one service or the password itself is compromised.

Avoid volunteering personal information over public WIFI

Avoid volunteering personal information over public WIFI connections. Public WIFI allows many users to connection to the internet, and others may have access to your connection information as you browse the internet. Thus, avoid viewing or providing personal information when using public WIFI connections.

Clear your search history

Periodically clear search history and accompanying stored data. The steps required vary by browser, but there's always some way to do a spring cleaning. Deleting stored data from websites can also free up storage space or memory on your computer and help it run faster.

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Periodically clear search history and accompanying stored data. The steps required vary by browser, but there's always some way to do a spring cleaning. Deleting stored data from websites can also free up storage space or memory on your computer and help it run faster.

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