By that we refer to passwords. There are so many for most of us in our lives online, whether for social networks or logging into banks, work, school, etc. Did you know that some of those conveniently integrated password saving features in your browser and other applications are not your friends? Their integration into what … Continue reading What’s in a Word?
Q: With so many privacy extensions for browsers, it’s all too confusing. Even in the NDAS “Resources: Internet” section, should I use Ghostery or AdBlock? They both seem to do the same thing. A: We empathize with you. Internet privacy (security) has become a horror tale, like trying to find and recover treasure in a … Continue reading The Maze into Privacy Paradise (Q&A)
We will keep this brief. The following web search engines have been mentioned multiple times in various NDAS updates and articles. If you are using any other, then you are being tracked one way or another. And that is in addition to other privacy security issues as well. Learn more about the only two search … Continue reading Search or be Searched?
#authors, #manuscripts, #books, #ebooks, #novels Time for the final step in protecting your assets. This one is not just protection against loss of work but is a permanent record of work completed until it is copyrighted, usually through publication. If you are under contract with a professional publisher (not “press”), this is likely covered by … Continue reading Cover Your Ass(ets), Part 4: Make It Permanent
#authors, #security, #resources, #linux Well, yes and no. Most Windows and OS X users are satisfied with native system backup utilities, System Restore and Time Machine respectively. Hopefully they are not using them for file backup and recovery, for if the system goes down, it has to be recovered before access to project file backups … Continue reading Open Source System Backup?