Ransomware, data breach, cyberattack: What do they have to do with your personal information, and how worried should you be?

If an organization that has your data gets hacked, your vulnerability depends on the kind of attack and the kind of data. Here's how you can assess your risk and what to do to protect yourself.

Merrill Warkentin, James J. Rouse Endowed Professor of Information Systems, Mississippi State University • conversation
June 24, 2021 ~7 min

Here’s how much your personal information is worth to cybercriminals – and what they do with it

A thriving black market for stolen personal data makes millions of people vulnerable to spies, spammers, scammers and hackers.

Ravi Sen, Associate Professor of Information and Operations Management, Texas A&M University • conversation
May 13, 2021 ~7 min

What is HIPAA? 5 questions answered about the medical privacy law that protects Trump's test results and yours

A health law expert explains what the regulation does and doesn't protect.

Margaret Riley, Professor of Law, Public Health Sciences, and Public Policy, University of Virginia • conversation
Oct. 15, 2020 ~7 min