Where digital diplomacy just a few years back was between recognized principals of Governments, now there are lots of other players trying to make that communication much more failure prone.
The Panama Papers as released this past week are a really huge data dump, in fact one much larger in scale than that of Wikileaks, and the largest to date in history. The project that resulted in this massive public disclosure, was essentially a cyber security lapse leading to a breach. Following the breach, data … Continue reading #panamapapers + Reputation Control + Cyber Security
Real life events almost always flow to the internet in a micro second. Knowing how to tell the difference between truth and fiction could be critical to saving your own life of that of your family in a real life emergency that is also happening on social media.
Happy Holidays. It is, as is so commonly mentioned in the media: "That Time of Year Again." Yup. Packages. Shiny New Things. Cool Toys for the Kids and kid-adults alike. It is also the time of year of increased cyber crime attempts aimed at retailers. Add also the time of year when more families and … Continue reading #cybersecurity The Gift everyone needs for the Holidays!
We all need to work with our kids to help them understand the direct linkage between social media use and search results that can and will last a lifetime.
Cybersecurity used to be be the geek's eagle's nest. it was hard to understand, hard to get to, hard to see the impact and need often times. If there was a CIO or CISO, he/she would not be in the board room too often, and usually the budgets were the first to go in any … Continue reading Cybersecurity: Now the Crossover from Cyber to Real Life
It means, think about what information you put in the cloud. Think about what information you put in social media. What information you never put into digital form. It means think about carrying a second and or even third form of identity in case you are ever challenged with not being you.
As the CEO of a cyber security and reputation company, I have to admit to not being surprised by the recent successful hacking and penetration of the US Government. While the scope of the recent events is most definitely shocking, myself and others have been researching, writing about it and trying to push and pull … Continue reading What the Hack of the US Government Means to You.
Wealth. We all want it, work for it and strive for it throughout lives and careers. Reputation. We all have one. It us up to us to define it, scale it and defend it. Which one is more valuable? Which one brings more of the other? This is a two sided question. To some people, … Continue reading Correlation of Wealth and Reputation Management
When it comes to reputation management and control, there are many techniques that can be employed, depending on the person, the brand, or the situation. What works in a digital crisis environment does not always translate to a long term digital branded environment. The same is true in reverse. An older article from 2013 examined … Continue reading Control Reputation and Search With Social Media