“Congress is showing some bipartisan support for the “internet of things,” but some worker advocates say lawmakers may be overlooking the employee privacy implications of technological advances in the workplace.The House Sept. 12 passed with overwhelming bipartisan support a resolution (H.Res. 847) calling on policy makers to come up with a strategy to encourage the internet of things.The buzz phrase refers to the increasing power of technology to allow machines and people to communicate with each other via linked sensors, whether it’s a pacemaker that sends performance information to doctors or crop sensors that tell farmers when it’s time for more water.”
SafeJunction protects your IoT identity and data,
Source: Internet of Things a Spyglass on Workers? | Bloomberg BNA
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“Within the last decade, our senses of self and identity have made a major shift. Whether we’ve noticed it or not, the items that used to define our identities have gone from hard copy items, such as birth certificates and Social Security cards, to online banking passwords, Facebook logins, and mobile wallets stored in our smartphones. While we still need to safeguard and protect those hard copy documents, we also have to focus on our digital identities. ” . . . . Read More
Source: Tips to Protect Your Digital Identity
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1.2 Billion is a lot of accounts and passwords. If their use is spam fodder, then the beat goes on. This user has not been able to deter email inbox spam or the stuff that wanders onto my desktop under the guise of a “speed-up my PC” utility.
We need to wait and determine the effect on financial transactions and other more volatile Internet transactions.
For now it seems like another wake-up call to change passwords.
Russian Hackers Amass Over a Billion Internet Passwords – NYTimes.com.
Thanks to the New York Times