The Secure Communicator–upcoming webinar

Has the Heartbleed bug made you more aware of the challenges you face trying to protect confidential or private information online? I’ll address the impacts of Heartbleed and other threats to your security in “The Secure Communicator,” an STC Education … Continue reading

Cyber Self Defense Reading List

I’ve created a reading list of books about Cyber Security suitable for both general readers and readers with a technical background. If there’s something you think I should add, either comment here or on the list in Goodreads. … Continue reading

Digital Self Defense for Incoming Students at RIT Presentation

We had a great time presenting to our 2800-person incoming class at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Here’s the YouTube video of the five presentations (Hannah Morgan, Dawn Soufleris, Nick Francesco, Jon Maurer, and Ben Woelk) aptly emcee’d by Chris … Continue reading

Making Information Security Fun

I shared this presentation at the October program meeting of the Rochester Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication. The presentation demonstrates how the Information Security Office at the Rochester Institute of Technology used marketing techniques to reinforce key messages … Continue reading

Choosing the Safest Browser, Part 2

Safe Practices Check your Browser Security Settings How can you tell how secure your web browser may be? Scanit’s Browser Security Test checks your browser security settings and provides a report explaining the vulnerabilities, the potential impacts, and how to … Continue reading

Ten Ways to Shockproof Your Use of Social Networking Lightning Talk

I had the privilege of presenting my 25-minute presentation on Shockproofing Your Use of Social Media as a five-minute Lightning Talk at the STC Summit in Sacramento on May 18th. Lightning talks introduce an additional element of stress for the … Continue reading