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

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Personal Information Management – “Taming the Data Deluge”

“Taming the Data Deluge”

Data in all it’s forms is growing out of control. Your personal data and information are at risk Continue reading

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Personal Information Management, Risk and strategy to avoid that risk

Personal Information Management – Risk and a strategy to avoid that risk

A study performed by Vanson Bourne and EMC (One of the top data Storage firms in the world.) found that, “Most UK companies don’t believe they can completely restore their data after downtime or data lost.” This is a frightening finding as it relates to us as individuals. Here’s why. Continue reading

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How to protect your personal information. PIM Tips

How to protect your personal information. Personal Information Management (PIM) safety tips to follow.

Your personal information management is your responsibility. No-one else cares, or is going to protect you from “Bad People” doing bad things to you. “A study conducted earlier this year by the Ponemon Institute revealed Continue reading

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Personal Information Management – PIM & Identity Theft Quiz

Personal Information Management – PIM & Identity Theft Quiz

I just came across a great on-line tool that performs a Personal Information & Identity Theft Quiz, and gives you instant results. This is a great tool and I highly suggest you Continue reading

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This is a MUST Read regarding Personal Information Management (PIM)

This is a MUST Read regarding Personal Information Management (PIM)

Results of a survey conducted by Wakefield Research include the following (Note-1):

* 51% of Americans have experienced a computer crash where they lost ALL of their digital files.
* More than one-third (39%) admit they have never Continue reading

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Keep personal information (PIM) and work data seperate! Here’s why.

Keep personal information and work data separate! Here’s why.

Cisco Systems recent study data: “68% of employees and 71% of college students believe corporate devices should be used for Social Media and Personal use, too” See Note: 1

This is an understandable set of conclusions, and desires on the part of employees. But a very bad policy choice for both the companies and the individuals. Here’s why. Continue reading

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Identity theft: It has happened to you. What should you do?? PIM Tip

Identity theft: It has happened to you… What should you do?? Personal Information Management Tip

Thieves act quickly in Identity Theft scenarios. Your Personal Information will be compromised within hours. The more quickly the bad guys act, the lesser the probability they will get caught in the act. The moment you realize that something is not right, and you suspect your identity has been stolen follow these fairly simple steps Continue reading

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How to create secure Passwords – Personal Information Management – PIM Strategy

How to create secure Passwords:

A significant part of your Personal Information Management strategy is related to security, and Privacy. Nothing is more fundamental than your Password management technique.

Consequences of not creating secure passwords include – bad people getting into your data and Continue reading

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How to: Manage your Phone – PIM training tip

How to: Manage your Phone – PIM training tip

Consider your phone as a very valuable tool in your Personal Information Management – PIM – strategy. It should also be considered to be a very dangerous and vulnerable access point for a lot of your critical data. If managed improperly, it is Continue reading

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