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Data Privacy: Demystifying The GDPR

Editor’s Note: This post was a collaboration between graduate student Smirity Kaushik and assistant professor Yang Wang. Have you noticed that recently many companies such as Google, Spotify, and LinkedIn have sent emails or alerts notifying you about changes in their privacy policies? Why are they all doing that? Well, companies around the world are getting… Read the full article…



Inside InfoSec, The iSchool’s Information Security Club

In today’s technologically-based society, we rely heavily on information systems. Its usage is prominent in every industry and field in today’s society. The protection of information is pivotal for everyday functions. Since this information is of high importance, it needs protection and security. This need to learn, defend, and manage this information is what led… Read the full article…


Inclusive Privacy and Security with Prof. Yang Wang

Editor’s note: Professor Yang Wang brought his expertise to introduce inclusive privacy and security to the Syracuse University iSchool’s webinar series this spring. iSchool student and InfoSpace blogger Allison Leung asked Prof. Wang a few questions for those who are new to the topic of inclusive privacy. What do all professionals need to know about inclusive privacy… Read the full article…


Amazon’s Alexa: What Can Go Wrong?

A blog Series on the risks associated with using “Internet of Things” smart devices by Michael Wangerin What’s the worst that can happen if I get an Amazon Echo (Alexa)? This is a question that will rapidly evolve over time. Amazon appears to continuously be developing new features for the product, as Farhad Manjoo reported… Read the full article…