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
co·nun·drum kəˈnəndrəm/ noun noun: conundrum; plural noun: conundrums a confusing and difficult problem or question. "one of the most difficult conundrums for the experts" This is the conundrum of the digital age. One one hand executives of a company will be the first to state they think their systems are secure, and if there … Continue reading Cybersecurity Dilemna -A Conundrum-
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.
The reality is, the ability to trash reputations, for others to *control your reputation* is all too real. Whether you like it or not.
Face it. The Internet is a hostile place for your reputation and your brand, whether that is personal, corporate or government. The control and management of your reputation start and end with you. As we enter 2015, it is worth paying attention to, in fact it is important to take stock of your online reputation, the management of it and the control of it. It is yours. Not anyone else.
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