The “Information Age” is upon us. Technology is everywhere.
It is a part of every facet of our lives in the broadest and most
far-reaching sense. It is only natural to have some degree of pushback when so much "newness"
is being thrust at us from all directions, especially if we
are not especially technologically savvy. This can be changed as we can
easily tweak our attitude regarding technology.
Earlier this year, global consulting firm Deloitte released a report that
found that more than 90% of user-generated passwords are vulnerable to
hacking. The report said even passwords generally considered
strong are at risk, leaving your personal and financial
information exposed. But what with passwords for nearly everything, it would seem a daunting task
to protect them all. But it is possible.
While Amazon is a tool for some small businesses, it can be a thorn in the side of the “shop local” movement. Amazon’s emphasis on competitive pricing, along with its mobile
price-checking features, makes it hard for local shops to compete.