General cyber safety and cyber security guidelines for the layperson. Problems suggested and solutions provided.

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How to Protect your Smartphone from Mobile Attacks

With increasing popularity of tablets and more than 1 billion smartphone users in the world, access and storage of sensitive…
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How to Keep Hackers Out of Your Website or Blog

I was uncomfortable and unhappy after I watched someone hack into a site in less than 5 minutes. It was so easy to do! So,…
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Social Media Privacy and Security Tips - Part II

Social Media enriches our lives and connects us instantly and inexpensively with the world, but it simultaneously makes it…
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How to Secure your Smartphone and Increase Your Mobile Security

As smartphones increase in popularity, threats to privacy grow too.  We enjoy the convenience of using our phones for online…
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Cyber Security: 2 more Important Ways to Stay Cybersafe - Part II

In Part I of this article, attention was drawn to the importance of avoiding phishing schemes and of keeping all software…
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Cyber Security: 2 ways to Protect yourself, your Family and your Community - Part I

I recently completed two Cyber Security classes provided by TEEX, a Training and Education Division of the U.S. Department…
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Security and Privacy Tips for Twitter Users

The main purpose of Twitter is to help users share information with the world.  That means this information is intended…
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Cyber Security for Home Networks - 5 Important Steps

When it comes to cyber security at home, it’s important to establish a game plan for all household technology users that…
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12 Easy Steps to Check Your Facebook Privacy Settings

Are you certain your privacy settings are doing what you think they should be doing for you?  Have you checked all your…
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Digital Safety and Security: Holiday Shopping and Travel Tips

Yesterday I went to a popular mall jewelry store in search of a Thanksgiving Weekend sale but I took to the internet after…
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How to Verify and Edit Facebook Privacy Settings

There’s been some panic about Facebook privacy, but don’t despair!  It’s easy to make certain your privacy settings…