Is Setting Your Facebook Profile To Private Really Enough To Protect Your Privacy?

Facebook Privacy is an on-going concern. Whether you’re worrying about who your children are talking to online, hiding the less professional parts of your lifestyle from your boss or just trying to minimize the chance of your information falling into the wrong hands, there are many reasons why securing your Facebook is a crucial task. We all know that changing your settings to private is an essential step to take to protect yourself, but is it enough?

Tech Tip: 3 Simple Things You Can Do To Improve The Backend Of Your Blog

Bloggers and Webmasters, check out these great tips that can help you understand some steps to making your site easier to manage and navigate.

[Comic] Social Media Security Fail

Ever had your Facebook or Twitter account hacked by friends or family? Maybe it was your fault for leaving your computer or mobile device unlocked.

Weak Passwords Can Jeopardize Your Personal And Professional Security [Infographic]

Are your passwords strong? Better yet…are they weak? Do you know the difference? I know, I know…passwords are a pain. They’re hard to remember, sites keep making you change them and don’t even get me started on the process you have to go through to reset them. It would just be better if we could […]

Sex, Drugs, and Social Media – Do You Talk To Your Kids About Their Digital Behaviors?

Have you thought about talking to your teen about the good, bad and ugly of social media?

Social Intranet Tip – Weak Passwords Jeopardize Organizational Security

As the centralized point of access to organizational information, your Intranet portal may also represent a potential security risk. This is especially true if your portal is accessible to employees via the Internet. If your Intranet authentication is tied to your Active Directory or LDAP, be sure to put policies in place that ensure that your employees change their passwords on a periodic basis. In addition, be sure to encourage (or require) employees to use “strong” passwords, that are comprised of a combination of alpha characters, numbers, symbols and mixed cases.

The Difference Between Mashups And Messes…How Integrated Are Your Portal Applications?

One of the strengths of a good Intranet portal is the ability to integrate the disparate applications that exist within an enterprise. Just because links to the applications are presented in the portal or, in some cases, even natively surfaced in the portal doesn’t make them effectively integrated. Take a look at the following tips and see if they indicate that your portal has mashups or messes.