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One Step Ahead: Almanac Security Tips - 2014

In each issue, Penn's Journal of Record, The Almanac publishes helpful tips and hints for dealing with information security and privacy matters. This page is a collection of all those published thus far.
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Filing Taxes Online This Year? Take Steps to Protect Your Information!
If your computer runs Windows XP, you must update it now!
Why Should You Report Security Incidents? And How Do You Report One?
Photo and Video Privacy Issues
The Password is Dead, Long Live the Password!
Data Privacy Month: NSA Surveillance Panel at the National Constitution Center
Protecting Your Finances During This Year’s Holiday Shopping Season
Beware of Phishing E-mails in the Wake of Typhoon Haiyan
No E-mail from Penn Will Ask For Your Username/Password or SSN
The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act: Does It Apply to Your Website?
October: National Cyber Security Awareness Month; Free Secure Disposal of Paper and Electronics
What Basic Rules Protect Student Information at Penn? (September 2013)
Protecting Privacy and Security on Penn + Box
Security Starts With You
New Regulatory Changes: Do They Apply to Your Area?


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Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - Almanac Vol. 60, No. 18

Data Privacy Month: NSA Surveillance Panel at the National Constitution Center

Data Privacy Day is an annual international event that promotes awareness about the ways personal information is collected, stored, used and shared. It recognizes the dignity of the individual, as expressed in the concept of personal information, and is aimed at empowering individuals to protect their privacy and data. Data Privacy Day is January 28, and kicks off Data Privacy Month - February.

This year, on February 3, Penn and the National Constitution Center will partner to bring together some of the world's leading experts on privacy and surveillance. Join Peter Swire of the White House NSA Review Board, Anita Allen of the University of Pennsylvania, Jeffrey Rosen of the Constitution Center and Charlie Savage of the New York Times to discuss NSA surveillance past and future. Visit www.upenn.edu/privacy for more details about this event and related Data Privacy Month resources.

Also, take advantage of opportunities to recognize Data Privacy Month in ways that are practical and impactful for you.

Here are some ideas:

For more background on Data Privacy Day, visit www.staysafeonline.org/dpd

For resources relating to higher education, see www.educause.edu/policy/dataprivacy

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