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Seven ways to stay secure in a connected world

Smart devices provide tremendous benefits, but each one is a gateway to your personal information. ASU researchers provide tips for protecting your safety and privacy.

Smart security for kids

While interactive, connected toys may be attractive to children, they possess the same security and privacy vulnerabilities as any other internet of things device. Learn about the different security approaches two ASU researchers take with their own kids.

IoT entrepreneurs create a wealth of smart stuff

ASU’s entrepreneurial ecosystem gives rise to smart devices that improve our health, security and well-being.

Smart tech sprints forward, but the law lags behind

Researchers at ASU are exploring law and policy options for protecting users’ privacy and security without stifling innovation on the internet of things.

What is the internet of things?

In this series on the internet of things, ASU experts discuss what the internet of things is, what it means for us now, and what it will mean for future generations.

ASU KEDtalk: Staying ahead of cyberattacks

Paulo Shakarian tells us how mining the dark web can throw light on cybercriminals and thwart their impending attacks. He likens his research strategy to that of a soldier running reconnaissance on the enemy.

KEDtalk: Risk is not just a four letter word

Most people don't like talking about risk. Andrew Maynard of ASU's Risk Innovation Lab does it for a living. Learn how he thinks we can all tackle risk challenges by framing them as values.

Big, bigger, biggest: Data in the digital age

Advances in technology are generating vast quantities of data. The "big data" enables new research and personalized experiences, but poses challenges for privacy and security.

Bullying 2.0: Cyberbullying takes aggression online

Just as our social lives have moved online so have our social problems. Tony Roberto studies cyberbulling in order to reduce its prevalence and teach people how to deal with digitally based aggression.

Beyond GamerGate: Addressing anti-feminist violence online

Every day, marginalized groups face threats to their personal security online. ASU professor Jacqueline Wernimont has joined with activists and academics to fight back.