Resources for Data Privacy Day


I hope that you have it circled or appearing in red on your calendar. From the Wikipedia: The purpose of Data Privacy Day is to raise awareness and promote privacy and data protection best practices Wikipedia contributors, “Data Privacy Day,” Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Data_Privacy_Day&oldid=993515499 (accessed January 27, 2021). It’s something that should be part of everyone’s dailyContinue reading “Resources for Data Privacy Day”

Password awareness


Wow, my selections on topics about Google was on fire this morning with stories about the new extension designed to keep your access to accounts safe. Password Checkup is an extension for Google Chrome designed to: Wherever you sign-in, if you enter a username and password that is no longer safe due to appearing inContinue reading “Password awareness”

Good Passwords


Check out the following page. http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-205_162-57539366/the-25-most-common-passwords-of-2012/ This will take you to the 25 most commonly used online passwords in 2012.  Are you using any of them?  Hmm? @bgrasley and I still marvel that “monkey” is still on the list!  I do know some people who have used those in the past.  It’s always a pieceContinue reading “Good Passwords”

Determining What Calls Home


I’ve done some thinking about computer security and privacy over the past while.  It’s been precipitated by conversations with Gust Mees.  It’s good thinking. We’re all in the same boat.  Just think of the number of times you’ve clicked the checkbox beside this. My team of lawyers and I have read and studied your termsContinue reading “Determining What Calls Home”

Learn Computer Security in a Week!


That’s the claim from Gust Mees who has devoted a great deal of effort putting together an online course for those desiring to know more about what they can do to keep their computer safe and their online browsing experiences happy. On his blog, Gust has put together a week’s worth of activities that willContinue reading “Learn Computer Security in a Week!”