If this is true, it truly is the end of Personal Privacy!

A headline in Business Insider: “It Looks Like The Facebook Android App Can Control Your Camera And Take Pictures Without Telling You.”

If this is actually true, and I do not doubt it is, it is truly the end of Personal Privacy. See: Continue reading


Big Data – The Big Picture

The Big Picture About Big Data. Can you connect the dots? This is what I see as happening in the world of Big Data as it relates to us an individuals. This is very personal.

1.) One of the largest investment areas within IBM, SAP, Google and Oracle concerns Continue reading


Protect your Personal Information

Protect your Personal Information. It is at risk. IS Leon Panetta Chicken Little? IMHO NO! Read the information below. It is not just banks and financial institutions that are at risk for Cyber Attacks. An old saying comes to mind. “Why do bank robbers rob banks? Because that is where the money is!” The tools that we all use like e-mail sites (Google, Yahoo, Microsoft etc.), Social Media sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Yahoo, to name a few, are all being relentlessly attacked and we do not hear about it. It is not a matter of IF these services will be highly compromised, it is a matter of WHEN. Continue reading


Personal Information Management in a Hurricane

Personal Information Management in a Hurricane.

Your personal information is one of your most valuable assets. Being able to get to your critical information may save your life. Or a loved ones. Earlier this week I described and defined a comprehensive safe backup and archive routine. See: Continue reading


Personal Data Backup technique – HSM Defined

Personal Data Backup technique – HSM Defined

Backing up your personal information is a fairly easy thing to do. It sounds complicated but it really isn’t. Below is an explanation Continue reading


How to: Backup all your Facebook data. PIM Coach tip.

How to: Backup all your Facebook data. PIM Coach tip.

If you are a regular reader of my blog, and follow my advice as “The Personal Information Management Coach”, the PIM Coach, then this is a very valuable tip I received from the BusinessInsider.com newsletter.

Included in this link to link are: 25 Things You Need To Know To Get The Most Out Of Facebook



Download all of your Facebook information in a few clicks.

1. Head to account settings.
2. From the bottom of the account settings page you’ll see a link that Continue reading


Digital Address Book – How To: Tips for Personal Information Management

Learn how to keep your address book current and address this critical Personal Information Management – PIM technique, with the tips and tactics mentioned below. Continue reading


Personal Data Security tip for your phone – Recent study.

Personal Data Security tip for your phone – Recent study.

In a recent study it was calculated that 67,000 phones likely will be lost or stolen during London Olympics.


That is a staggering figure. Each of those individuals will have Continue reading


Identity Theft – The Matt Honan Nightmare – EVERYONE’S NIGHTMARE!

Identity Theft – The Matt Honan Nightmare – EVERYONE’S NIGHTMARE! See this: http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2012/08/apple-amazon-mat-honan-hacking/all/

Mat Honan, just had his digital life dissolved by hackers. Photo: Ariel Zambelich/Wired. Illustration: Ross Patton/Wired Magazine reprint

It is time I jumped in on this discussion. I have done a lot of research. The article at the link above hosted by Wired Magazine, sums up the sequence of events that expose Continue reading


So you want to store your information using “Cloud Storage”?

So you want to store your information in the “Cloud” With cloud storage services

Disaster Recovery Weaknesses Are Pervasive

“According to a new study conducted by Quantum, 90 percent of IT decision-makers believe Continue reading