Protecting Judges and their Families: Who is responsible for ensuring their safety beyond the courthouse?
Published January 2023
Once personal data of private citizens and public servants is exposed, what can be done to remove it from the Internet? The answer is, it depends...on which state, what laws are at play, and how much muscle can be put behind proactive efforts to remove information quickly. It’s a complex data security issue, and particularly timely in the wake of recent events. For judicial officials, the impact is immense and demonstrates further cracks in the privacy shield between public servants, their families, and the general public – potentially adding to a growing pattern of violence. This article will provide insight into online privacy laws and challenges, highlighting proactive strategies and best online practices that help reduce risk for judges and their families.
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When Information is More Deadly Than a Gun
Published November 2022
Law enforcement officials are trained to identify and neutralize threats. Whether dealing with a dubious individual or a suspicious abandoned packaged, trained professionals will assess the situation and determine the best course of action to keep the public safe. But how good are these pros at assessing threats to their own safety, and that of their families? Learn the steps LEOs can take to protect their personal information from falling into the wrong hands, and putting their families at risk.
Three Steps to Keep Your Home Address Private Online
Proactive online privacy is smart strategy for public servants
Published August 2022
Removing personal information, especially home addresses, from online sources is necessary and within anyone’s reach. Some states like California make it easier; with others, the process can be more time-consuming, but it is time well spent. Follow these three steps to protect yourself and your family.
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How Easy is it to Find An Officer's Address Online? Too Easy.
Published July 2021
We sacrifice so much of our privacy for the convenience of online shopping and participation in social media communication. Because of this, your address, phone number, the name of your spouse, and even the schools your children attend can be accessed online in seconds with a few mouse clicks.
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