This week marks National Cybersecurity Day. The National Cybersecurity Alliance is promoting public information and awareness on the need for greater understanding of individual privacy rights and the infrastructure needed to protect those rights.
Civil liberties are only free if they are protected. As we grapple with the increasing power of private corporations, public agencies, and foreign states to observe individuals and collect personal information, it is more important than ever to understand the consequences of policies that expose personal information and systems that cannot provide the security they promise.
In keeping with this site’s emphasis on educating parents and families, I’ve provided the brief introductions provided by the Alliance on raising privacy-savvy kids:
This week, think privacy!