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Opt Out of Whitepages - updated March 2015

The sale of our personal data continues to be an increasingly lucrative business and simultaneously identity theft…
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Anthem Breach: 7 Tips to Protect Yourself Amidst Attacks

Whether directly impacted or not, there are things we must all learn from the Anthem breach. The sensitive information…
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Which is More Important, Safety or Privacy?

The United States mines data to protect its citizens.  As much as I value my privacy, I'm willing to compromise some privacy…
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Internet Dating - 5 Ways to Stay Safe Online

When it comes to online dating, it's obvious, but I'm going to say it anyway. People lie! Some do it to protect…
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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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How to Avoid Identity Theft - Prevention is so much Better than Cure

When it comes to Identity Theft, I unfortunately write from a position of experience.  The good news is that in spite…
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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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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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Facebook Control & Privacy on the Verge of Extinction

My Facebook page has recently taken on a life of its own and frankly, I’m uncomfortable. Very uncomfortable!  It’s almost…