What is Cookiejacking?

“Cookiejacking” may sound like someone taking a bite out of that delicious chocolate chip cookie you were planning to have after lunch, but it is actually an online security risk that could lead to your personal information falling into the hands of a cybercriminal....more

6 ways College Grads can Protect Online Reputations

Here’s what you, the new college grad, can do to clean up and protect your reputation in the online world.These days, it’s crucial for college grads seeking jobs to have an online reputation that’s as clean as a whistle. I’m an online-security and ID theft expert, so trust me when I say that yes, employers DO take into account what you did at that party during your sophomore year....more

Heartbleed: Free Tool To Check if That Site is Safe

I’m sure you’ve heard the news about Heartbleed by now (unless you’re in vacation wonderland and have taken a tech break). This is a serious vulnerability in the core of the Internet and is something we all should be concerned about....more

15 tips to Spring Clean Your Digital Security

As a security analyst for both off-line and online activity, which is personal protection and information security, I’m constantly analyzing my own security situation. This means paying attention to my surroundings, systems in place, the security of my hardware, software and data. One way to get a closer look at all of this and to get refocused, is to remove the clutter, upgrade technologies, and do a Spring Clean. I heavily recommend that you perform the following 15 tasks for tightening up your digital security affecting your overall security position....more

Online Tax Time Scams: How to Avoid

Filing your taxes online is convenient but also comes with some potential security problems. My job as an expert in all things online-security is to spell out what these online tax scam risks are and how to avoid them. As you get ready to file your taxes this year, here are some things you should know about....more

Paying For It: How Paypal Hurts Sex Workers

"In a sluggish economy, never, ever f*** with another man's livelihood." - Risky Business ...more

Cyber Insurance vs. General Liability

One of the biggest data breaches of all time involved that of Sony Corp. The hackers stole confidential information from tens of millions of Sony PlayStation Network users. Despite this humongous breach, something surprising happened: New York Supreme Court Jeffrey Oing ruled that Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co. and Zurich American Insurance Co. owed NO defense coverage to Sony Corp. or Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC....more

Women & Work: SkillBridge Platform For Consulting Professionals

I recently looked into what my social good passion project is and realized that covering different ways to find work is tops on the list. One of the areas I am interested in are businesses that support ways to find flexible work, which not only parents but also millennials are looking into to support work life balance. I recently received a press release about a company called SkillBridge that was “founded with the belief that talented independent consulting professionals who are passionate about the work they do, should be able to easily connect with high impact organizations that need expert help“....more

You Can't Say NO to GoldieBlox

Who says girls don’t want to build and have an interest in construction toys?This week, GoldieBlox set the tone that once again, ____ toys aren’t just for boys! Here’s a little backstory on GoldieBlox....more

Beware of the One Ring Scam

“The Ring” means more than just a dead girl crawling out of a well; it can also mean the one ring that you get on your cell phone that’s designed to get you to call back to find out who the caller was—only you’ll end up getting a charge on your next bill instead.The official name of this scam is the “one ring,” and here is how it works:...more