While there are certain precautions students can take to safeguard data, they cannot live in fear of new technologies and new privacy concerns

social-media-studentsRepeat after me: “The cloud is fundamentally insecure.”

With recent cybersecurity breaches at universities and celebrities having personal data compromised, students, educators and faculty alike might be concerned about their online privacy.

While it’s true there are no 100-percent foolproof ways to protect your data and personal information, there are several preventive measures and mental exercises that can help.

Many students beginning their first semester of college could benefit from a simple, yet effective social media and online primer explained by faculty and administrators.

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