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FBI Internet Crime Report: What you need to know

Every year the FBI compiles the statistics from the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) to reveal the impact of cybercrime on the U.S. This year’s report showed a sharp uptick in losses and victims. Here are some highlights. But first, go here to download an infographic that can help keep you and your family safe. Almost half a million victims …

Why Everybody Is Mad at Facebook

All week long we’ve been hearing about outrage surrounding Facebook and a company called Cambridge Analytica. Here’s a cheat sheet to why everyone’s mad… and what we can do from here on out. YO, YO, YO…. by the way… there is ZERO political commentary in this post. Nothing. Nada. This is just about the issues surrounding Facebook’s hot water. We …

Nerds in the News: CIPH January 2018

Mobile apps DO make better leaders! It was a delight to share the latest in tech tools with some of the industries leaders this past January in Ontario. View the article and the event’s favorite moments here.   

Nerds in the News: Typito 2018 #Rewind #BestOf2017

Wow! Typito has honored this nerd by including her in their 2018 highlights. Very cool, @TypitoHQ. #BestOf2017   Yay! 2018 is here. Let's #rewind and look at the best moments created on @TypitoHQ last year. A big #ShoutOut to all the amazing #creators for all your love and support. #Showreel #BestOf2017 #Welcome2018 #Typito ??? — Typito (@TypitoHQ) December 31, …

Nerds in the News: Zonta International

We are happy to report each attendee at the Zonta International conference received Beth’s latest book, The Big Book of Apps! Zonta International is an organization devoted to empowering women through service and advocacy. Thank you, Zonta! Nerds and women rule!

Nerds in the News!

Thank you to Pest Management Professional for featuring Your Nerdy Best Friend in their November issue. Looking forward to the National Pest Management Tech Conference later this month!

Sometimes Being Your Nerdy BFF Is Hard

Hey, guys. Here’s an overshare that reveals some of my inner turmoil. My apologies for the TMI. Every day I’m grateful that you guys let me share cool apps and tech tools that will help you. I strive to be fun, upbeat, helpful and knowledgable. This goal means that I have to keep up with all the news, all the …

The Equifax Data Breach Is Bad. Really.

Sometimes data breach news is kinda overhyped. The notice that credit-reporting company Equifax had a breach that affects up to 143 million consumers is not #fakenews. This is serious stuff, folks. (Click here for closed-captioned video) Here’s What’s Happening Hackers broke into Equifax and stole personal information from up to 143 million consumers — the vast majority in the U.S. …