I'm currently taking a class at RMU called Digital Evidence Analysis. It's been fascinating subject matter so far. This week, we were assigned to view a video about the history of online privacy. In the messy and scary wake of the recent Equifax hacking, sharing the video in a post this week seems very relevant.(On a semi-related note, please consider carefully if you are thinking of signing up for Equifax's offer of a year's free credit monitoring for affected customers. I checked into it and … [Read more...] about The Evolution of Online Privacy (Video by PBS)
It's been on my editorial calendar for some time now to write a blog post about WordPress security. Last week, I received an email from a person named Alex letting me know he had written a very thorough guide on the subject.I checked it out and it's pretty spectacular! And even better, it's completely free. You don't have to pay, give your email address or download anything. The table of contents is below so you can get an idea of what's included. (And there's a whole section on the Wordfence … [Read more...] about Bloggers Guide to WordPress Security: A New Resource by BestVPN.org
Amar Trivedi of AmDee, LLC, is my guest blogger today, providing guidance on how crucial it will be for nonprofits to upgrade their websites to SSL in the coming months. Amar is the founder and president of AmDee and has been a software developer and architect since the mid-1990s.The Importance of SSL for Nonprofits An active online presence is essential to promoting your nonprofit organization’s campaigns, but that doesn’t mean you need to know all of that intimidating Internet jargon. … [Read more...] about The Importance of SSL for Nonprofits
About the Online WordPress CommunityIf you are seeking a place to connect with WordPress developers and content managers of all skill levels, consider joining the Nonprofit Technology Network's (NTEN) online WordPress Community.We are 267 members and growing, composed of a nice mix of developers (front-end, back-end and full stack) and content managers. We have nonprofit professionals, professionals who work at web dev companies and freelancers.No matter what question you post to the … [Read more...] about WordPressers Wanted & Welcomed: NTEN’s Online WordPress Community
Helen Sanders is my guest blogger today, giving us some useful advice on how hard-working nonprofit techies (and everyone else!) can fuel their daily performance by eating better. Helen is the founder of www.healthambition.com. Can Different Foods Really Supercharge Your Job Performance? Let’s be honest. Technology is the future, and our world becomes more and more reliant on hard working coders, administrators and “tech gurus” each day. As we hurtle forward into this increasingly … [Read more...] about Can Different Foods Really Supercharge Your Job Performance?