Internet Safety Podcast

Internet Safety Podcast

Several months ago I was contacted by Jackie Flynn about my experience with internet safety for kids, the book I wrote about it and presentations that I give to parents, teachers and students.  Her goal was to create a podcast for her series Parenting in the Rain. The podcast came out really well! Jackie has a […]

My New Internet Safety for Kids ebook is Now Being Published

My New Internet Safety for Kids ebook is Now Being Published

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It’s certainly taken longer than I had anticipated, but yesterday I finally submitted my ebook to Apple and Amazon for publishing on iBooks and Kindle!  It’s now available for Amazon Kindle and will be soon for Apple iBooks.  In case you didn’t know about it, it’s called: Internet Safety for Children: A Parent’s Practical Guide to Keeping their Children Safe Online.  It’s full of interesting research and practical ideas & solutions to help guide your kids safely on the internet, cell phones, apps and other devices. After almost 20 years of internet development and consulting along with 2 kids, I decided it was time to share some knowledge.

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3 Clues to the Easiest Website Hack Fix

3 Clues to the Easiest Website Hack Fix

wordpress-logo-notext-rgbToday I was notified of another website that was hacked. Unfortunately, it seems that WordPress is the target du jour so it’s even more important to keep it safe and secure.  After pondering, researching and googlebot-ing, I discovered several things:

  1. Several files in specific plugins had odd modification dates.
  2. Some plugins were active and some were not.
  3. Reinstallation of WordPress from scratch didn’t fix the issue.

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