All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Online Identity’

Tips for Protecting Your Identity Online, Featuring Aidan J Cassidy

Commissioned News Story (Source: Aidan J Cassidy) It seems that hardly a day goes by anymore that we don’t hear about some major security breach on the Internet. As the masses communicate and transact using their computers, smartphones, and tablets, more of our personal information is being transmitted over the interwebs than ever. Meanwhile, attacks are getting more sophisticated, leaving …

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Rebecca Black, No, The Other Rebecca Black: A Facebook Identity Problem

Rebecca Black wants you to know that she’s not Rebecca Black. In fact, the “about” information on her page reads in all caps: I AM NOT THE SINGER!!!! Rebecca Black’s Facebook page tells you that she is an “ACSM Certified Personal Trainer with a passion for changing people’s lives through fitness.” She is a fitness bikini model who has participated …

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Google’s Open Web Advocate Talks White House Web ID Plan

As previously reported, the White House is working on a "National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace" or NSTIC, in which it has placed the Commerce Department in charge of an "Identity Ecosystem". The initiative has drawn a mixture of praise and criticism, and judging by our own readers’ comments, there is a whole lot of criticism. More on this here.

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