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Posts by Alice Tang

Up in the Cloud: Data and Security Concerns in Cloud Computing

Cloud computing enables convenient access to a networks, servers, storage, applications, and services. In a cloud computing framework, shared resources...

Opportunities and Challenges Associated with the Internet of Things

Although the Internet of Things has major potential for economic opportunities, it still faces problems in data privacy, security, and other areas that have yet to be overcome.

Hidden Threats to Healthcare Data Privacy Outside of HIPAA Protections

An increasing amount of data are being collected and used outside of HIPAA protections, which poses a significant threat to patient privacy and traditional doctor-patient relationships.

Questioning Smart Urbanism: Is Data-Driven Governance a Panacea?

Smart urbanism based on real-time data analysis is not a panacea for all city management problems. The numerous benefits come with potential risks in city failure.

Hacking Back against Cyber Attacks

Active defense against cyber crimes falls into a grey area between what is legal and what is not. Without a sound regulatory framework for cyber security practices, back hacking actions are both challenging and risky.