Catching and Avoiding Criminals On Social Media

Social media sites can be helpful aides and crime-solving tools for law enforcement officers. Today, most police departments do not have a social media unit, but detectives are beginning to use valuable tool to investigate crimes.

Here’s […]

Can I have your social media passwords?

Some employers have been asking employees and prospects that want to be employees for their social media passwords.

But just recently, the Massachusetts Senate approved legislation, unanimously, that would forbid bosses and administrators of schools to ask an […]

Internet Safety: Be Careful Posting Photos Online

Internet Safety

The Web is a great source of information, but it’s important to remember that anything you post is visible to the good people of the world…and the bad ones as well. Be Aware! Any […]

Online Safety and Identifiable Personal Information

Online Safety
The internet has become a great source of information – but what about online safety? This information is being viewed by the whole world. You will be amazed at the information that may be found. Pictures can tell a thousand words. Be careful about posting photos that may tell the viewer a great deal more than you hoped for. Photos should be monitored and should just reflect the image that is being shared. Watched for identifiable information within and around the picture.

An example may include a high school photo of a group may tell the viewer the city, the state, the approximate age, and the year the person attended that school. From there it may be implied by logical deduction that if the photo was taken the senior year, the person may be approximately 18 and now some five years later, would be approximately 23. The photo also reveals the person may still lives in that particular city or town. Viewers may do online searches to uncover more information. […]

Internet Safety Including Readily Identifiable Personal Information

The internet has become a great source of information. This information is being viewed by the whole world. You will be amazed at the information that may be found. Pictures can tell a thousand words. Be careful about posting photos that may tell the viewer a great deal more than you hoped for. Photos should be monitored and should just reflect the image that is being shared. Watched for identifiable information within and around the picture.

An example may include a high school photo of a group may tell the viewer the city, the state, the approximate age, and the year the person attended that school. From there it may be implied by logical deduction that if the photo was taken the senior year, the person may be approximately 18 and now some five years later, would be approximately 23. The photo also reveals the person may still lives in that particular city or town. Viewers may do online searches to uncover more information. […]