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Everyday we all read and hear stories about people who have done serious damage to themselves, to their future, or to others online. It’s almost impossible to keep track of these daily horror stories.

This avalanche of negative press we see, are the result of people doing what people have always done, except now it’s being done in front of the entire digital world.

Here at the Institute for Internet Safety, we are working tirelessly to help you safeguard and enhance your online identity.

The Institute for Internet Safety: Catching Mistakes Before Mistakes Catch You!

Online Privacy Daily News Feed

How to get serious about online privacy | Business |  Standard-Examiner
Ireland’s online privacy watchdog to investigate Facebook over data breach  Yahoo Finance UK
Brands take a relook at digital ad strategy as users guard privacy  Mint
04.13.21 Online Privacy: Clark tests out a Brave new browser / Save a ton on your vehicle loan  WGAU
Trove Of Online LinkedIn User Data Fuels LinkedIn's Anti-Scraping Position - Privacy - United States  Mondaq News Alerts
Verizon Media Intros Alternative Online Tracking Identifier As Another Browser Blocks Google FLoC 04/15/2021  MediaPost Communications
Consumers Lose Trust in Passwords as Online Security Tool: Experian  Credit Union Times
COVID-19 Leaves Brits feeling more vulnerable to cybercrime – PCR
Personal details of 533 million users, including 1.5 million in Ireland, were made publicly available in an unsecure database.
With clarity of vision, privacy can improve business outcomes. Prioritizing consumer trust and transparency is the right thing to do, and it can help the bottom line too.

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