iPhone and SSN (Social security number)

July 05, 2007

Before you activate your iPhone, read this!

Blog entry, Michael Tiemann, July 4, 2007

Apple and AT&T are demanding customers reveal SSNs to activate their iPhones. That should be the lead of every technology and business...

Article: Why ID must keep up with IT (Identity in academia)

July 03, 2007

by Stephen Hoare Tuesday June 19, 2007 The Guardian

Universities have welcomed open access learning platforms that widen student participation, but their arrival has left campus intranets, and all the sensitive details they...

The RFID Guardian: a firewall for your tags

July 01, 2007

by Nate Anderson, May, 2007, Ars Technica

Put down that hammer and step away from that microwave—now there's a better way to keep your radio frequency identification (RFID) chips secure.

How To: Hide Your Identity Online. Some services

June 28, 2007

By: Chris Nickson, Digital Trends, June 26th, 2007

It’s not especially difficult to mask your identity to surf. There are several services that offer the ability for free. All of these are fine if you just want to surf sites....

Hitachi designs office big brother

June 28, 2007

By Nick Booth, The Enquirer, Monday 25 june 2007

HITACHI SAID it will develop a system that monitors the state of "interpersonal communication" among its workers.

Sensor-equipped name tags will detect when conversations take...

blogpost: Stalking 2.0: The Websites that Track Your Every Move

June 19, 2007

So, you don’t mind being followed and tracked? You don’t care if your friends can see what websites you’ve been to lately, what software you’ve been running, or even what music you’ve been listening to? Then you’ll love the web’s...

last eema ENISA Identity conference: security and Social Networking

June 14, 2007

Interestingly, social networking was an important topic of the last eema ENISA Identity conference that took place in Paris beginning of June 2007

Do A Background Check On Yourself

June 14, 2007

Companies can order all sorts of reports on you and make judgments about you, from banks, to landlords to employers. Here's how you can see the data they're seeing and make sure the record is right.