Casual Friday: Cell Phone Faux Pas and How to Avoid Them

Oct 19, 2012 13:38:39Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Casual Friday: Cell Phone Faux Pas and How to Avoid Them Do your thumbs move faster than a speeding bullet? Is your 3G connectivity more powerful than a locomotive? If so, you may be a superhero when it comes to using your smart phone, but are you using it, well, smartly? Here are some major faux pas that chronic callers (or texters) are often guilty of, and how to avoid the... Read More

New FBI Program Aims to Keep Kids Safe Online

Oct 18, 2012 16:04:20Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

New FBI Program Aims to Keep Kids Safe Online Parents and teachers know that it can be hard to keep kids interested in lessons, even important ones. That's why educators come up with creative ways to engage students while driving home essential information. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) seems to understand this, judging by its new website aimed at ... Read More

Google Taken to Court over Alleged Gmail Spying

Oct 17, 2012 20:08:27Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Google Taken to Court over Alleged Gmail Spying Google's old catchphrase "don't be evil" is once again being thrown into question, as the internet search giant was dragged to court over accusations that the company reads personal correspondence sent by its Gmail users. The company has denied such claims, saying that it fully complies with Californi... Read More

Lawmakers Push for New Rules on Mobile Privacy

Oct 16, 2012 13:11:23Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Lawmakers Push for New Rules on Mobile Privacy Over the past few years, cell phones have become constant companions for many Americans. While some people don't even feel equipped to leave home unless they have their mobile device in their pocket or purse, they may be unaware that many mobile apps use location-based tracking to help make life easier. Such apps c... Read More

Microsoft's Controversial Online Privacy Decision

Oct 15, 2012 15:43:28Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Microsoft's Controversial Online Privacy Decision Have you ever wondered why, when browsing certain websites like Facebook, you'll notice that advertisements seem to be targeted specifically toward you? It's because many sites have policies that track information about users to provide them with ads that are tailored specifically to their individual surfing an... Read More

Casual Fridays: Tips for Dealing With a Pesky Bar Patrons

Oct 12, 2012 15:09:15Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Casual Fridays: Tips for Dealing With a Pesky Bar Patrons There are a lot of perks to being a bartender. You get to be part of the night scene, you are an expert when it comes to making cocktails, and you're likely to pick up a few hot dates every once in a while, since lots of people lust after the bartender. But there is a downside too - you'll have to be adept at h... Read More

Don't Believe These Social Media Myths

Oct 12, 2012 11:06:59Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Don't Believe These Social Media Myths Social media is still a relatively new concept, though it's clear to many client-facing small business owners that these online outlets are essential to maintaining contact with customers and draw in new business. Some employers who are unfamiliar with sites like Twitter and Facebook, however, may have heard some r... Read More

Young People Need to Protect Mobile Identities, Too

Oct 10, 2012 11:26:32Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Young People Need to Protect Mobile Identities, Too We recently brought you an article that suggested baby boomers need to step up their game when it comes to protecting online privacy on their laptops, computers and mobile devices. But a recent article from Australia's The Age suggests that young people are just as slow to adopt internet privacy protection. Many yo... Read More

New Survey Ranks Biggest Threats to Mobile Security

Oct 8, 2012 13:42:40Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

New Survey Ranks Biggest Threats to Mobile Security As smart phones and tablets continue to evolve, mobile computing is becoming a popular way to stay connected. Along with this popularity, however, comes concerns, as mobile devices carry their own set of internet privacy issues. A recent survey from the Cloud Security Alliance ranks the most common threats to these dev... Read More

Casual Fridays: Online Dating Dos and Don'ts

Oct 5, 2012 10:30:21Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Casual Fridays: Online Dating Dos and Don'ts This week, let's take a look at the ins and outs of online dating. It can be tricky trying to set up a profile that is unique, interesting, and truthful. Knowing the basic etiquette of web-based romance is the first step toward making a successful profile, so as you're logging in, keep these dos and don'ts ... Read More

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