Understanding Privacy issues

Although the explosion of the use of computers has certainly helped people share information, it has also resulted in people having easy access to massive amounts of personal data about individuals. If this data is not protected, it can negatively affect an individual’s privacy. Even if individuals are very careful with their privacy data and reveal it only when required to do so for business transactions, they can still suffer if the business suffers a data breach. If these businesses don’t protect the customer’s data, the customer loses.

Because of this, many laws have been passed requiring organizations to protect personal data. Despite these laws, data breaches continue. For example, Chapter 11 mentioned the Sony ...

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