New AARP Survey Reveals Seniors Are Concerned About Online Safety

Guest post by Tammy Gordon, the Director of Social Communications and Strategy for AARP in Washington, DC. AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization with a membership that helps people 50+ have independence, choice and control in ways that are beneficial and affordable to them and society as a whole. Follow @AARPtech for information about technology…

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Cybersafety: Microsoft Releases New Index Gauging Online Behaviors

Guest post by Jacqueline Beauchere, Director of Trustworthy Computing, Privacy & Safety Communications for the Microsoft Corporation. In October, National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) in the U.S., Microsoft’s Trustworthy Computing Group announced a new tool named the Microsoft Computing Safety Index (MSCI) to help gauge how consumers are meeting the challenges of today’s digital…

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Interview With Cybersecurity Expert And Suits & Spooks Founder Jeffrey Carr

Every month at Publicyte, we interview a star who in our view is under-the-radar, and highlight their work in which they’re using technology for civic good, whether in the private or public sector. This month for our issue on Safety, I reached out to Jeffrey Carr, a cybersecurity consultant and author and former Microsoftie who…

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Top 5 Windows Phone Apps Related To Public Safety

Guest post by Joel Reyes, a senior developer evangelist for Microsoft public sector. Follow him on Twitter at @joelcitizen.  Every month in Publicyte, I’ll be describing the top five apps for Windows Phone 7 that fit the current themed issue. Last month, I brought you five great Connectivity apps. Today, I describe five fresh apps…

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Job One: Education And Skills Gap A National Security Risk

Guest post by Stephen Gordon, a Director of Market Development in Microsoft’s Enterprise Strategy Consulting business. You can follow him on Twitter at @sgordonmobile. Could a skills gap caused by a lack of global competitiveness by our education system be a threat to U.S. national security? At least one former senior military leader thinks so….

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Medical Cybersecurity: Creating A Trusted Digital Health Environment

Guest post by Gary Danoff, an Account Executive with Microsoft focusing on the Department of Defense medical community.  In an era when information about you is moving around computer systems and file cabinets as much as water moving around the earth, how do you keep data about you and your health safe and secure? There…

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