Linked: There’s Power in a Little Thank You
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Linked: There’s Power in a Little Thank You

Really enjoyed this article from Attorney at Work, because stories like this one just go to show how important it is to acknowledge the people who work for, and with, you: Consider the late Bob Bergland, a former U.S. secretary of agriculture and member of Congress who later worked as the general manager of an…

Linked: It’s Okay to Not Be Okay, Even If You Are a Professional
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Linked: It’s Okay to Not Be Okay, Even If You Are a Professional

I know this is about the mental health field, but let’s be honest, replace the words “mental health” below with your own field, would you feel any differently? I thought about going to the hospital because I knew I was not well. But I was conflicted. What if I ran into a co-worker? Or worse,…

Linked: How a Password Manager Protects You From Phishing Scams
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Linked: How a Password Manager Protects You From Phishing Scams

This is a fairly simple way to protect yourself. “If you save a login for a website like Chase.com or Amazon.com, your password manager will remember it and offer to automatically fill it in for you when you’re on Chase.com or Amazon.com. If you end up on a different website, your password manager won’t offer…

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What I’m Sharing (weekly)

Keeping Data Safe Starts with Tackling Insider Threats 12 Family Tech Support Tips for the Holidays Behind the One-Way Mirror: A Deep Dive Into the Technology of Corporate Surveillance Analyzing a Mobile Device: What’s There? Chrome Warns if Your Password is Part of a Data Breach The fight over encrypted messaging is just beginning A…

Hey Workplace, It’s Not Me, It’s You.
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Hey Workplace, It’s Not Me, It’s You.

I stumbled across a really interesting Harvard Business Review article the other day about burnout. The premise was that maybe we think about burnout, stress and metal health in the workplace backwards. To quote: According to the foremost expert on burnout, Christina Maslach, social psychologist and professor emerita of psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, we are…

Linked: Defense Department To Congress: ‘No, Wait, Encryption Is Actually Good; Don’t Break It’
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Linked: Defense Department To Congress: ‘No, Wait, Encryption Is Actually Good; Don’t Break It’

But wait, there’s more. Yesterday, the Senate was threatening tech companies that they will be requiring them to break encryption. But, not everyone in the Federal government agrees: “However, it appears that other parts of the government are a bit more up to date on these things. Representative Ro Khanna has forwarded a letter to…