Are you aware of the digital trail you leave behind? In today’s interconnected world, every key press, click or “send” contributes to your digital footprint. But do you truly understand where your data ends up? Whether your data is in a database or the cloud, it is valuable. Understanding how data is collected, stored and shared is crucial in our interconnected landscape. Join Douglas Lewis, an IT security professional at NC State, for an enlightening journey to discover the intricate web of data trails you leave behind.
During these two online sessions (on Oct. 18 and 19), you will:
- Learn about the concept of a digital footprint.
- Uncover technologies used to track your data and your activities.
- Learn how to follow your data and the impact of its life cycle.
- Demystify reasons to safeguard your data and learn strategies to reduce your digital footprint.