Internet privacy refers to the fact that once something appears on line, it is difficult or impossible to get rid of it. Sometimes we are unaware of what is public and what is private. As a result, it is important to be extremely careful when using technology, the internet and social media.

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How to Prevent Child Identity Theft

Child identity theft is on the rise. The greatest increase has been seen in children under 5 years old but the reality…
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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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How to Keep Track of Passwords and Usernames

With my rapidly growing list of over 165 passwords and usernames and an increase in mass password breaches, I decided…
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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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Privacy Threatened by Passing of CISPA. Now what?

Yesterday, the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) passed by a 248-168 vote of the House…
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Electronic Trails and Footprints - Privacy Pros and Cons

After buying a dishwasher from a local appliance store, I purchased an anniversary gag gift from the Hustler store for…
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Privacy issues with email

My boss was out of town and I was managing a heavy workload by multi-tasking.  One client, let's call her "Ray", was especially…
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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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Facebook Privacy Issues and the Federal Trade Commission

As an update to the recent blog article on Facebook Control & Privacy is on the Verge of Extinction, please see Claire…
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How to Avoid Phishing Scams

I've received several emails that appeared to be from Bank of America but poor grammar and spelling coupled with urgency…
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Your Facebook Profile Through A Psychopath's Eyes - Happy Halloween!

A trusted and intelligent reader of my blog suggested I share a privacy-related article and app called, "Take This Lollipop."…
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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…