Each year, our phones, social media accounts, laptops, smart assistants, fitness trackers and other tech somehow swallow up even more of our time.
For the new year, here are a handful of resolutions that aim to improve our relationship to the technology that rules our lives:
1. Start taking cybersecurity seriously
2016 was the year personal cybersecurity came to the forefront. In what was described as the worst hack ever, more than 500 million Yahoo email accounts were leaked.
Cybercriminals created a gigantic bot net built from insecure “Internet of Things” devices (like web-connected thermostats and coffee makers) that brought down major websites across the internet. Even the Democratic National Committee was compromised. Read more…