Becoming a Better Faster writer

I wish I were a faster writer. I wish I were a better writer. I've taken classes to not only bolster my writing and storytelling skills, but to improve my overall process of being a writer. I take many classes on many venues. I've taken just over thirty classes from January to October 2018. For some of you this number … Continue reading Becoming a Better Faster writer

Justine: Don’t Be a Victim of Data Breaches

Some great advice on passwords and back-ups.

What would you do if you lost all of your electronic data?

Eight Ladies Writing

keyboard1In case you hadn’t heard, there was a massive data breach at Facebook this week. Over 50 million user accounts were compromised. I thought it would be appropriate to remind everyone of a few basic digital safety precautions. Below is a repost (with some tweaking) I did a couple years ago. The information I presented then is just as important now, if not more so.

The three key things to remember are:

  • Variety (as in having more than one password — there’s a tip below on how to create one that’s different for every site, yet easy to remember)
  • Frequency (backup your data frequently, change your passwords regularly)
  • Redundancy (have more than one backup, preferably a cloud-based backup as well as something local)

Keep yourself — and your data — safe!

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Today’s post is admittedly not that inspiring…unless you don’t want to lose your work. Awhile back, I happened…

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