Data Privacy Month

Data Privacy Month

Why does privacy even matter? What’s the difference between security and privacy?

Each week throughout the month of February DoIT will bring you weekly tips, short videos, and links to educational resources.

How much do you really know about information privacy?

Check out a two minute video on Data Privacy and take the online privacy quiz.

Slideshow: Why Privacy Matters Slideshow

Video: Data Privacy Awareness Month Video 2:07 min

Take the Privacy Quiz, How much do you really know?
My Privacy IQ Take the privacy quiz

For more tips and information, visit the National Cyber Security Alliance Stay Safe Online Website

Privacy and Security:
Basic Definitions

Privacy (noun)
1a: the quality or state of being apart from company or observation: seclusion
b: freedom from unauthorized intrusion <one’s right to privacy>

Security (noun)
1: the quality or state of being secure: as
a: freedom from danger: safety
b: freedom from fear or anxiety
c: freedom from the prospect of being laid off <job security>
2a: something given, deposited, or pledged to make certain the fulfillment of an obligation

Source: Merriam Webster Dictionary Online