Posts tagged "social media"

Personal Cyber Security: Staying Safe In A Digital World

From January 2017 to September 2017, there were a total of 391 cyber security incidents (that we know of). Averaging over 40 incidents a month, it is critical that your personal cyber security is as strong as it can be. Not only will you benefit from increased personal cyber security but so will anyone in which […]

October 16, 2017 | Hannah Brandon | Views: 2645

Should Teens Have the ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ with an Eraser Button Law?

Should you hold the right to permanently delete all published content online? Two weekends ago I came across an article in the Washington Post titled “U.S., too, seeing the rise of ‘right to be forgotten’”. The author, Caitlin Dewey, addresses online privacy and the proposal of an “eraser button” for underage users. California has a […]

August 20, 2015 | William Ruddy | Views: 2219

Activating Two Factor Authentication for Gmail, Twitter, Facebook

In light of the Heartbleed bug, it’s a good time to share my experience taking control of password management. Sadly enough, I focused on one variation of the exact same password for countless websites, including online banking. Security experts may lambaste my feeble efforts. Similar to most busy professionals, I settled for the convenience of […]

April 21, 2014 | William Ruddy | Views: 3919

Will Banning Anonymous Messaging Apps Reduce Cyberbullying?

Can you really protect your children from bullies? No parent wants their children to go through school miserable or fearful of their peers. Schools should promote an uplifting and cultivating atmosphere where students find comfort, knowledge, and build strong friendships. When parents hear the term “cyberbullying”, they often associate it with Facebook, Twitter, and other mainstream […]

April 11, 2014 | William Ruddy | Views: 4288

Do Facebook Privacy Settings Protect You from Facebook?

If we have a bad day, everyone needs to know about it. Stuck in traffic? You should probably complain about it via Twitter. Was the sunset pretty? Hurry! Make sure you post it to Instagram! Everyone feels the need to share milestones in their lives – college application letters, engagements, babies, job promotions, vacations, pictures […]

February 27, 2014 | The Intern Program | Views: 916