6 Ways to Protect Your Privacy on the Internet

6 Ways to Protect Your Privacy on the Internet

Internet security and privacy is big news right now. From data breaches to Cambridge Analytica to Facebook information collection, it’s everywhere we turn. I’ve read calls to delete social media accounts (particularly Facebook), and talk of penalties and punishments,...
No Phishing–How to spot an email scam

No Phishing–How to spot an email scam

Scammers abound on the internet. Every day I get emails, tweets and Facebook messages from scammers intent on parting me from my money. These messages range from an alleged email from my bank or credit card company (which usually isn’t my bank) directing me to...
Do You Have a Plan B?

Do You Have a Plan B?

I had no internet yesterday. I’m sure that doesn’t seem like a big deal to most people, but for me and my virtual life, it really altered the course of my day. Much of my daily work is done online. I interact with many of my clients and potential clients...

8 Tips for Surviving the Job Hunt Online

  A while back I toyed with the idea of returning to the corporate world (no, I don’t know what I was thinking–perhaps someone spiked my cocoa). I began job hunting, looking for a new challenge and opportunity.  Job hunting changed a lot since my last...

The Myth of Privacy on the Internet

I do a lot of  research on the internet.  Sometimes I am looking for information about places, sometimes about things, sometimes about people.  Some of the things I researched this week were rare medical conditions, copyright violations, back-to-school shopping,...