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Digital Discretion: Best Practices

Privacy and confidentiality, especially in the digital arena

Keeping your own information safe

Privacy is a trade-off.  With varying degrees of success, we give up privacy for convenience, security, functionality, and community. These resources can help you decide how much to protect information about yourself, and how to go about it.

Keeping others' information safe

Do you need to collect personally identifying information about others in your work, or even in your personal life?  Keeping their information secure is not only considerate, but in some cases it's the law.  Remedying problems can be expensive in time, money, and reputation, so use these resources to keep the information safe in the first place.

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