Our favorite time of the year is finally here—and yes, we know the winter holidays have already come and gone. But as much we may love warming up with a cup of hot cocoa (topped off with unreasonable amounts of marshmallows, please!), there’s one day that holds a special place in our hearts: January 28th is World Data Privacy Day.
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Every action and adventure movie in the history of movies has a scene that looks like this:
IN SECRET LAIR — NIGHT
Hilariously funny computer-nerd sidekick with crushing social anxiety is talking with an uber-suave, secret super-agent about taking down moles in the government intent on destroying society as we know it.
Sidekick: Wait a second. Just wait. You’re saying…
Thanks to cable TV and Christopher Guest’s hilarious Best In Show mockumentary, even cat people are familiar with the snobby, persnickety world of dog competitions.
The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is the second-longest-running sporting event in the United States, second only to the Kentucky Derby. Every year since 1877, when a group of rich “sporting gentlemen” decided to put…
There is a lot of *aaS-es in the world of cloud-based computing.
That’s not what we meant.
We’re talking about X–as-a-service options.
First, there was SaaS, or Software as a Service. Originating in the 1960s as terminal keyboards networked to a mainframe computer in a hub-and-spoke system, SaaS has been in continuous evolution as personal…
Until the mid-2010s, there were almost no comprehensive laws protecting digital privacy for anyone except children, and even those laws were few and far between.
This lack of government oversight gave industries almost no motivation to create best practices governing what types of data could be collected or how it could be used. While there were a few outliers, businesses…
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, all banking had to be done in person. Mobile deposits didn’t exist, stocks couldn’t be bought and sold on a cell phone, account statements were snail-mailed, not emailed, and friends had to pay each other back with actual cash.
Fintech changed all that.
Like Bennifer and Brangelina before it, fintech…
Ahhh, October. Changing leaves, dropping temperatures, pumpkin spice everything. What’s not to love?
One of the best things about the only month to start with an O? Our favorite holiday, one that unites people around the country, is in October.
That’s right, folks. October is home to Cybersecurity Awareness Month.
Wait, did you think we were talking about Halloween…
Hint: privacy is the right thing.
Do the right thing as marketers to build trust.—Jon Dick, VP Marketing, Hubspot
For marketers, privacy can be a four-letter word. After all, your entire job is to get your message in front of as many people in your target audience as possible.
But as people who specialize in creating and capitalizing on…
Ecommerce is big business. Really big business. Across the entire world.
In 2020, retail sales in the US declined 10.5% while ecommerce sales grew 18%.
Over 2.14 billion people are expected to spend $4.2 trillion purchasing goods or services online this year.
As an ecommerce business owner, you probably know a lot about product lifecycles, inventory management,…
This year, the National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCSA) and the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) chose “Do your part. #BeCyberSmart” as the theme for Cybersecurity Awareness Month, with weekly themes that include:
- Week 1: Be Cyber Smart
- Week 2: Fight the Phish
- Week 3: Explore. Experience. Share.
- Week 4: Cybersecurity First
We’re going to give you two tips for each…