Posts Tagged social networking

Passwords for polyglots

Consider these basic cybersecurity tips: Create strong passwords for your computing devices and online services, like bank and social media accounts. Regularly change your passwords (e.g. once ever 3 months) This might sound like an annoying habit to need to develop, but you can make it interesting,

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Hangout needs only computer, Internet connection

Law firm partners Natalie MacDonald and Stuart Rudner resembled news anchors as they tackled the topic of employee sick notes, a matter that had recently been featured in mainstream news reports. Their venue wasn’t television, though. The principals of employment law boutique Rudner MacDonald hosted a Google+

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Distraction-free phones?

Here’s a novel idea: get a smartphone, and remove popular apps from it. Then disable some of the apps that you found on it when you took the phone out of the box.

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Facebook spam

Anybody who has had email for any length of time has seen plenty of spam. Most of us have the protection of spam filters, so we minimize the time we take to figure out what’s legitimate and what’s not. Too bad Facebook doesn’t offer the same protection.

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Social networks at work – yes or no?

At many workplaces, debate rages over whether to allow Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and the other usual suspects into the office. This debate can happen regardless of whether access has been granted or not. The InfoSec Institute shared an article with me that explains the good and bad

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Limit your screen time

If you know me, this might sound funny coming from me: I encourage people to get away from screens of all kinds, computer, TV, phone and otherwise, as often as they can. I actually follow this advice. For instance, the main reason I don’t have an iPad

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Hi-tech tips for small firms

This is the second of a two-part series. To read part one, click here. You might think small law firms have small budgets, but they don’t all act like it. Thank technology, which is getting better and cheaper all the time, for letting savvy lawyers build big-firm

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Securing your LinkedIn account

Over the past year or so, well-publicized hacks into email services and social networks have prompted me to change several passwords. Of particular concern is all the spam I get from Yahoo addresses. The problem has died off, but several months ago I must have sent an

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My interview on BlogTalk Radio – Getting Started on LinkedIn

Back on April 29, 2013, Cindy Stradling interviewed me on BlogTalk Radio. Stradling heads Athena Training and Consulting, a group of professionals who provide training, coaching and consulting services to all sorts of businesses. We spoke about the basics of LinkedIn, dwelling on how to get started

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Check your LinkedIn profile summary

Want to expand your network on LinkedIn more quickly? Make it easier for people to spot you as a person they may know.

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