Lessons Learned From The LinkedIn Password Hack

Social media site LinkedIn suffered a major security breach this week as over 6 million passwords were stolen. First, here's a great quote from eWeek that explains why you need to pay attention to data breaches. The compromise of a LinkedIn account has three important ramifications, opined Carl Leonard, senior manager of security researcher at Websense. "First, the … Continue reading Lessons Learned From The LinkedIn Password Hack

Mobile Social Media – New Seminar April 17, 2012

Join me for an exciting new seminar, Mobile Social Media, on April 17, 2012! In this open-format session we'll talk about how you can use mobile devices like smartphones and tablets to access social media platforms. This is going to be fun! Some of today's mobile technology is really sweet, and pairing it with social media … Continue reading Mobile Social Media – New Seminar April 17, 2012

What To Do If Your Employer Demands Your Facebook Password

By now you’ve heard the controversy about employers demanding the Facebook passwords of prospective and current employees. As described on one of my favorite sites, the always irreverent Register: ...some employers aren’t happy with just seeing the public part of applicant profiles; they’re actually asking prospective employees to turn over their Facebook login and password... … Continue reading What To Do If Your Employer Demands Your Facebook Password

Securing WordPress Blogs, Plus Upcoming Seminars On Using Blogs, LinkedIn, And Facebook

I'd like to say thanks to Jane Friedman, former publisher and editorial director of Writer's Digest, for publishing my guest post on her WD blog, There Are No Rules. The post is called Ten Steps To Secure Your WordPress Blog From Hackers. It's geared toward those running their own installations of WordPress, but also applies to those … Continue reading Securing WordPress Blogs, Plus Upcoming Seminars On Using Blogs, LinkedIn, And Facebook

Upcoming Seminars On Social Networking

Don't miss my upcoming seminars on social networking: Marketing Your Business Through Blogs And Facebook (Beginner) GLMV Chamber Of Commerce Munch & Learn Wednesday, June 16, 2010, 12:00pm-1:00pm GLMV Chamber Office, 1123 S. Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, Illinois See below for the advanced session of this class at the GLMV Chamber Best Practices B2B EXPO & … Continue reading Upcoming Seminars On Social Networking

Free Classes On Social Networking And Internet Safety

Next week I'm offering free previews of my Social Networking and Internet Safety For Kids classes with the Cary Park District. The free preview of Social Networking will be held Thursday, February 4th, 2010 from 9:00am-9:30am at the Park District Community Center, 255 Briargate Rd. in Cary, Illinois. The free preview of Internet Safety For … Continue reading Free Classes On Social Networking And Internet Safety