RITS Security: Keep the personal private

An explosion in the way personal data is shared and mined is not just filling the coffers of Google, it's exposing people to social engineering.

25th May, 2014
Angela Madden, managing director of Rits Information Security. Picture: Maura Hickey

Angela Madden, managing directing of the Rits Security Group, is scrolling down the home page of a fitness app, showing how you sign up for it on your mobile, the boxes you tick, the terms and conditions you agree to. Like millions of other applications, people will be signing up for it without realising the level of personal data they are exposing to the outside world.

''In the case of this fitness app, there is...

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