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Romance Scams: Don’t Click and Tell

Romance scams are growing and are expected to be prevalent this Valentine’s Day.

Approximately fifty percent of Americans agree that dating websites are a good way to meet people. But as more people use dating websites, scammers see an opportunity.

Romance scams drained the bank accounts of trusting singles by more than $201 million in 2019, and that’s…  Read More

February 8th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Safer Internet Day is Tuesday, Feb. 9

Safer Internet Day (SID) is Tuesday, 9 Feb. 2021. This year’s theme is “Together for a better internet.” 
Digital technologies provide us with a world of possibilities at our fingertips. Never before have we enjoyed so many opportunities to learn, exchange, participate and create. In 2021, this statement rings truer than ever: in the past year,…  Read More

February 4th, 2021|

The Value of Personal Data

Today in the midst of growing instances of identity theft, take a moment to consider the worth of personal data.
What’s Mark Zuckerberg worth?
Short answer is a lot; $77.5 billion to be exact. And a lot of his money comes from the value of the digital fingerprints we leave behind as we go about our daily…  Read More

February 1st, 2021|

Identity Theft Awareness Week

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Note: Information about Identity Theft Awareness Week is from the FTC website.

The Federal Trade Commission is launching Identity Theft Awareness Week, Feb. 1-5, 2021, with a series of events to highlight steps consumers can take to help reduce their risk of identity theft and recover if identity theft occurs.

Identity theft happens when someone steals personal…  Read More

February 1st, 2021|Tags: , , |

Quanterion’s Responses from a Data Privacy Day “Own Your Privacy” Twitter Chat

The National Cyber Security Alliance hosted a Data Privacy Day Twitter chat on Jan. 21 titled, “Own Your Privacy.” Quanterion participated in this chat; see below for the company’s responses to the chat questions.
Question 1: A key message this #DataPrivacyDay is “Own Your Privacy.” Individuals feel an increasing lack of control over their personal data.…  Read More

January 27th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Quanterion’s Responses from a Data Privacy Day “Respecting Consumer Privacy” Twitter Chat

In honor of Data Privacy Day, the National Cyber Security Alliance recently hosted Twitter chat titled, “Respecting Consumer Privacy.” See below for responses that were tweeted live during the chat by Quanterion Solutions.
Question 1: A key message for businesses this #DataPrivacyDay is “Respect Privacy.” What are some basic things companies can do to enhance consumer…  Read More

January 27th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Data Privacy Day 2021 Events

Data Privacy Day is an international effort held annually on Jan. 28 to create awareness about the importance of privacy and protecting personal information. As a Data Privacy Day Champion, Quanterion recognizes and supports the principle that all organizations share the responsibility of being conscientious stewards of personal information.

Millions of people are unaware of and…  Read More

January 20th, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

What Happens to My Files When I Hit “Delete?”

So you highlight the name of a file and press the Delete key. That file is gone for good, right? Not necessarily. Most systems only remove the link to the file. It’s still there until another file is saved over the older “deleted” data.
Getting rid of data…permanently.
Files that are never permanently deleted from old computers…  Read More

January 20th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Data Privacy Day Tips for Individuals and Businesses

Data Privacy Day, Jan. 28, is an international effort to spread awareness about data privacy and educate individuals on how to secure their personal information. It also works to encourage businesses to respect privacy and be more transparent about how they collect, store and use data. This year, Data Privacy Day 2021, spotlights the value…  Read More

January 20th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Data Privacy Day 2021 Resources

Data Privacy Day, Jan. 28, is an international effort to spread awareness about data privacy and educate individuals on how to secure their personal information. It also works to encourage businesses to respect privacy and be more transparent about how they collect, store and use data. This year, Data Privacy Day 2021, spotlights the value…  Read More

January 20th, 2021|Tags: , |