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Online security concerns? Maybe you're not worried enough says Professor Justin Cappos.

Techstination feature for Monday, June 11, 2018

Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I’m Fred Fishkin.      When it comes to online security, can you be too cautious?    Not according to Justin Cappos, a cybersecurity expert and associate professor at NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering.   He does not use a smartphone and…

“I don’t use any social media sites…no Facebook, no LinkedIn,  no nothing like that.  They’ve always seemed to me to have, really, the wrong kind of incentives in place.   Their goal is to gather data about you as a person and sell that information to advertisers.”

His advice to read those terms of service and know what you are getting into…or in the professor’s case… not getting into.   The professor, by the way, heads the Tandon School of Engineering’s Secure Systems Laboratory.

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