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Sextortion: 12 Tips to Help Protect Yourself

If you have stumbled on this post, you are probably here for one of two reasons. You want to understand what sextortion is because maybe you're unfamiliar with term, or someone threatened to expose some compromising details about you. In this post we are going to talk about things you need to do immediately and [...]

Loose Lips Sink Ships

Loose lips sink ships “...originated on propaganda posters during World War II. The phrase was created by the War Advertising Council and used on posters by the United States Office of War Information.” [Source: Wikipedia] It’s meaning was to convey that servicemen in World War II, and citizens need to be careful about what information [...]

Parents, it’s almost back to school time for your kids. Protect them on social media!

Parents, it’s almost that time of year again! Back to school time for the kids! For some this may be your child’s first year in school ever. For others, you and your kids may be pros at the perfect back to school picture. In a previous post we discussed the issues of sharing things about [...]

By |2019-08-29T12:18:20+00:00August 7th, 2018|cyber security, privacy, social media|0 Comments

College Applicants and Social Media

In a previous entry, we discussed social media and employers. This article will continue the discussion but focus on college applicants and these platforms. To best illustrate how social media affects applying to college, one needs to look no further than the 10 students who are no longer part of Harvard University’s class of 2021. With [...]

By |2018-06-21T20:17:42+00:00June 12th, 2017|reputation, social media|0 Comments

Social Media Posts and Employers

If you're in the market for a job, it's important to be aware of how social media affects you and employers. For the job seekers, when you're interviewing ask what their social media policy is.   Their policy should be one that allows you to be you and let's you share your opinions.   It should [...]

By |2018-06-21T19:49:48+00:00April 15th, 2017|social media|0 Comments