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Data security
Deleting your period tracker won't keep your health data private
Published July 11, 2022
Information security expert Anton Dahbura says 'anonymous mode' and other attempts to protect user health data may lure people into a false sense of security in the post-Roe world
Q+A
Data collection during COVID-19 offers benefits—and poses hazards
Published July 24, 2020
As online activity rises during the pandemic, internet companies must strike a balance between data collection and protecting consumer privacy, says economist Itay Fainmesser
Patient privacy
Which hospitals are at highest risk for data breaches?
Published April 5, 2017
Study finds 216 U.S. facilities violated, with one hospital corporation compromising hospital records of more than 4 million people