Author Archives: Belinda Perkinson

About Belinda Perkinson

Belinda works with the ITCS Training and Communications team at East Carolina University.

Data Privacy Month | Privacy vs. Security – Differences Small and Significant

While related and often used interchangeably, the terms, privacy and security have different meanings and purposes, and the differences are an important distinction. The basic concept of privacy is an expectation of protected data and the right to decide who, … Continue reading

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Protect Your Data | Protect Yourself

It’s always a good idea to: 1) Develop a strong ECU passphrase 2) NEVER share your passphrase 3) Copy important data files to your Piratedrive folder 4)  lock your devices when unattended.

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Cyberstalking and You – It Doesn’t Have To Be This Way

Cyberstalking is when technology is used to harass a victim online. A true cyberstalker’s intent is to harm the intended victim using anonymity and untraceable distance technology. Avoid being a victim by creating strong passwords, scanning for malicious software, updating … Continue reading

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