An excerpt from Manage Your Online Reputation by Tony Wilson.
The sun peeks through the curtains, heralding another day. Before rolling out of bed, you glance at the fitness bracelet attached to your wrist. Padding down the stairs, you notice the living room light is already on and the furnace is waking from its slumber, bringing the temperature up a couple of degrees.
Top Five Tips for Guarding Your Privacy in Cyberspace
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Your Right to Privacy by Jim Bronskill and David McKie
Debbie Elicksen is the author of our new book Business Cyberbullies and How to Fight Back. Her inspiration to write the book came from a personal experience she had with a former client turned cyberbully which she talks about below. Our hope is that through telling her story, she gives those of you dealing with online harassment the courage to fight back. For everyone else, let hers be a lesson to be proactive and learn about the simple steps you can take to protect your reputation online. Continue reading
Whether you are a student who needs to search the Web for a class project, or a business person needing to find reliable information, the Web can be both incredibly useful and incredibly annoying. Knowing how to search for reliable information is a skill you can learn.
Brightkite, Foursqaure, and more recently, Facebook Places — these applications are growing in popularity and prestige amidst the social networking explosion.
The popular media spends a lot of time and energy talking about the risks business computers face from viruses and malware. Suppliers of computer security products such as antivirus suites reinforce this message with studies and statistics. A reality check is needed.
Recently there has been rising concern in the media over Facebook privacy issues. But it’s not just Facebook that should have you concerned; The Internet as a whole can present many dangers. Threats to children can be especially troublesome.
So how can you protect your kids besides taking the Internet away from them completely?
The most common form of online fraud involves what is known as “Phishing.” It typically involves sending fake email messages designed to trick people into providing personal information (username, passwords, and credit card details, etc.), for the purpose of committing identity theft and/or other crimes. Continue reading