HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: An Internet Security Blog For Home Based Computer Users and Experts Alike

As a retired Information Technology Manager, that was surrounded by people in a State Government healthcare setting, at a time when networks and the internet were just starting to ramp up, there was a very valuable lesson that I learned along the way.

I learned to never talk over the heads of my user base by using computer, internet, or network terms (or lingo) to suppress their learning or make them feel I was above their level of comprehension. I looked at the job as; I was the coach and my user base was the team. When the internet and my network started to mature, the lessons (and education to my users and myself) paid off and actually served as a physical layer of protection to keep my network safe.

Following my career as an IT Manager, my user base changed to that of the home computer user (i.e. readers of this blog, friends and family) where explaining things to people, in understandable terms, is even more important.

One of the hardest topics out there today to explain is internet security and cybercrime. It is a topic that is not easily comprehended, unless you have expertise; and, explaining internet security and cybercrime to others (such as the home computer user) is something that is very challenging to do.

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Myself, I have learned to depend on blogs such as Bill Mullin’s Weblog – Tech Thoughts and Tech Paul’s –Tech for Everyone to keep myself aware and alert. You will find that bloggers, such as these, make it personal and have that ability to get it across in teaching you how to protect your computer and yourself.

There is another blog, that I intentionally did not mention above, that now exclusively specializes in internet security and cybercrime. The reason for that is that the name of the blog, authored by Paul Lubic, Jr, has changed from Paul’s Home Computing Blog to the more appropriate title of Paul’s Internet Security Blog. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND that you bookmark this site.

Paul initially started out his blog by specializing in sharing tips, techniques and advice on home computers and the home computing environment. His blog eventually evolved into what his real specialty is and that is the topic of Internet Security. Paul has been in the technology field for over 40 years and has held positions as programmer, IT Security Manager, and Chief Information Officer. His great love is in cyber-security where he worked with the U.S. Commonwealth of Virginia in the area of cyber-terror prevention and preparedness.

DO NOT let his credentials lead you to believe that he is going to talk over your head when it comes to internet security and cybercrime. It is quite the contrary. Paul Lubic, Jr. possesses the same traits that myself, Bill Mullins’, and Tech Paul possess; and, that is to explain things in a manner that you can understand and that you will ultimately will benefit from.  NOTE:  Be sure to check out Paul’s ever growing List of Terms .

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7 Responses to HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: An Internet Security Blog For Home Based Computer Users and Experts Alike

  1. techpaul says:

    Rick, you just made my day.

    Thank you.

    • Ramblinrick says:

      TechPaul,

      It actually made my day to do this writing… I have been blessed to be surrounded by such a great group of bloggers.

      Rick

      • techpaul says:

        Rick,
        I felt sorry after posting this comment that I had not spelled out that it was being mentioned in the same breath as this group that had brightened my day so.

        I hope you will keep writing for a very long time yet to come. And that readers will follow your advice, and click, and visit these unflagging good guys’ sites.

  2. Bill Mullins says:

    Rick,

    I’m always flattered when I see my name in “lights” on your site – and grateful, I might add.

    Recognition from a superbly competent IT Pro like you, does wonders for the ego. :)

    I’m honored to be placed in the company of Tech Paul and our good friend Paul Lubic.

    Bill

  3. Rick,
    I too am flattered by your kind remarks, and being included with the likes of Bill Mullins, TechPaul, and of course, yourself. I work hard, as we all do, to communicate to our viewers. That means using vocabulary that will be understood by the least experienced in technology while not insulting the most experienced. Your remarks tell me I’m on the right track. Thanks very much.
    Best,
    Paul

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