• My Google-Knol to WordPress-Annotum Migration blog and articles

    Click link above about what Google-Knol authors should know before they make the migration to WordPress-Annotum. Thus meaning: knowing first the waters in which they jump and me also ;) I was one of the Knol-TOP10-English authors and also Author-of-the-Week in November 2009 with more than 1,4 millions of visites. Unfortunately Google Knol discontinued its services on May 2012 :( So, now I am present on WordPress...
  • My personal blogs will be available here...

    Click link above for an other blog in English about IT-Security. This blog (one of lots on WordPress) will get used to publish my posts about Education and IT-Security, most in English, but also some in French, as well as some Hobby publications... It is focused on "Learning and Teaching in 21st Century".

WHY CyberSecurity STARTS At Home AND Is Concerning ALL Of Us

We are ALL responsible for the internet

. . WHY CyberSecurity STARTS At Home AND Is Concerning ALL Of Us WE can’t say any more that CyberSecurity is ONLY for IT-Experts as the internet is a shared ecosphere where every body has responsibility! Actions of some people can easily affect everyone else, thus meaning: WHEN NOT having installed protection software (updated antivirus) […]

How Can Education Help To Lower Cybercrime?

We are ALL responsible for the internet

. . How Can Education Help To Lower Cybercrime? A GOOD “Digital Citizen” knows about the tricks that cyber crooks are using and so when leaving the school THEY will be on ===> Awareness <=== when meeting the working force. Thus meaning, THEY will be prepared NOT to fall into the traps from the cybercriminals […]

Learning To Become a GOOD Digital Citizen | Digital CitizenShip

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. . Learning To Become a GOOD Digital Citizen | Digital CitizenShip | How To? Well, there is a lot of different views! WE will explore WHAT could be THE BEST way to teach and to learn about Digital CitizenShip (hashtag on Twitter is #digcit) AND THEREFORE WE will use an infographic from Nancy WHITE […]

Specialized Magazines For Apps

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. . Why Is It Important To Read Specialized Magazines? There are masses of Apps from any kind of Topics and from anywhere around from the world, difficult to know WHAT choice to make, as well as there is also the problem with “Privacy” and “Cyber Security“. Therefore it is important to read the reviews […]

Twitter Chat | The Economic Impact Of Cybercrime

Learning basics of IT-Security and Cyber-Security

.   . Twitter Chat | The Economic Impact Of Cybercrime .   On Thursday, September 4th there will be #SecChat who will explore the  The Economic Impact Of Cybercrime and is an hour-long Twitter chat. I got invited through Twitter by @McAfeeBusiness . . After long reflection I decided to create a blog about my advice as I […]

Coding, A NEW Trend In Education And A BIG Responsibility

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. . Before Starting With Coding / Proactive THINKing! . . Before Starting With Coding WE MUST know first the IMPORTANCE and the big RESPONSIBILITY about ===> Coding <===! Responsibility while Coding, sounds STRANGE, isn’t it!? Well, I think the BEST way to explain YOU WHY ===> Proactive THINKing and RESPONSIBILITY is a MUST <=== […]

Maker Space | A New Trend In Education And A BIG Responsibility

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. . WHAT is Maker Space? I will use the text from ===> http://makerspace.com/ <=== as it describes well WHAT it is: To describe them simply, makerspaces are community centers with tools. Makerspaces combine manufacturing equipment, community, and education for the purposes of enabling community members to design, prototype and create manufactured works that wouldn’t […]

LEARNing The Basics Of HTML To Use In Blogs | Creating FAQ’s

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. . Communication, The Letter “C” In “ICT” When YOU have to deal with customers, parents and learners (students), THEN the “Communication” is a MUST! Remember the letter “C” in the word “ICT” (Information and Communications Technology) and when YOU want to do this on a professional way, YOU have to use a bi-directional (two […]

PracTICE: Creativity Examples With ThingLink

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.   . Creativity Creativity: Often I get asked from people if “Creativity” can get learned and even some say that it can’t get learned (BTW: that are the people who don’t have creativity). Well, my teaching experience shows me that it can get learned, slowly but surely. Even lazy people are creative to find […]

LEARNing The Basics Of HTML To Use In Blogs

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.   . WHAT is HTML? Text from Wikipedia: HTML or HyperText Markup Language is the standard markup language used to create web pages. HTML is written in the form of HTML elements consisting of tags enclosed in angle brackets (like <html>). HTML tags most commonly come in pairs like <h1> and </h1>, although some […]

International Collaboration-Tips

Collaboration and Coaching

. . Introduction This is the English version of my French blog post ===> Collaboration internationale-trucs et astuces <=== which was created in 2009. I will use this English version to create a collaboration together with other authors, where WE will bring in collaboratively OUR experiences. First author, who helped me to correct my bad English […]

EDUcation-Collaboration And Coaching | The Future

Collaboration and Coaching

.   .The above logo is a “Wordle Word Clouds” and it is a FREE service. YOU may copy the above logo and use it on YOUR own blog or website by providing a link back to my blog ===> http://gustmees.wordpress.com/ <===. .   Top | TEAM | Why Coaching | Time Zones | Bottom Message for The TEAM:  Mindy, Michèle, Laura and Mark […]

Twitter Chat: Security risks SMBs face

Learning basics of IT-Security and Cyber-Security

. . On Monday, June 9th there will be #cyberSAFEchat who will explore the security risks SMBs face during every phase of growth and learn how to best protect against these threats. The hour-long Twitter chat will address the following key questions: Q1: What security risks do SMBs need to consider when starting a business and […]

PracTICE: Put Students In The Drivers Seat | How To!?

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. . PracTICE: Put Students In The Drivers Seat | How To!? Let us first have a look on WHAT is needed in the 21st Century from OUR Students, check the screenshot below, please. . . SO… When YOU analyze the above mentioned, you must agree that MOST of it could get taught in a […]

ONLY Internet-Safety And NO Basics Of Cyber-Security Education In Schools!?

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. . ONLY Internet-Safety And NO Basics Of Cyber-Security Education In Schools!? Government and Education MUST be digital illiterates when NOT accepting that it is time for TEACHing the basics of Cyber-Security! By reading the reports of experts from the professional companies from Cyber-Security protection software, one MUST accept the facts that Cyber-Crime is evolving at a very rapid rate! Cyber-criminals […]

My Published Articles About Cyber-Security In The Press And Social Media

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. . My Published Articles About Cyber-Security In The Press And Social Media Being online since 1998 I realized very quickly that “Every Medal Has Its Reverse” and ALSO what Physic laws tells us “Where is positive there is also negative and both make 100%” (differently explained). OR, in OTHER words, there is BAD and […]

Often Asked Questions: Are There Cyber-Security Dangers With Apps And What’s About Privacy?

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. . WHAT Are Apps? [START Text from Wikipedia] A mobile app, short for mobile application, or just app, is application software designed to run on smartphones, tablet computers and other mobile devices. The term “app” is a shortening of the term “application software“. It has become very popular and in 2010 was listed as “Word of the Year” by the American Dialect Society.[2] In 2009, technology […]

Understanding The Internet: A different Approach

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. . Understanding Internet-Internet, the virtual savant child Internet is a “living product” technique! To be viewed as a “child” to be educated by millions of people simultaneously, with different traditions and languages, with different mentalities and this in real time. “The child” Internet, with instant contributions from users around the world (all of us) […]

Curation: Tips And Tricks With Scoop.it-Rescoop And Tags

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. . WHAT is Curation And What Is NOT Curation? . . . Most of people know WHAT “Aggregation” is, it is the simplest way to share links, YOU just forward it! BUT that is NOT “Curation“, most people didn’t YET understood this and using “Curation Services” as platforms for ONLY sharing links! That is […]

Often Asked Questions: My PC Slows Down On Speed, WHY And WHAT To Do?

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. . My PC Slows Down On Speed, WHY And WHAT To Do? First of all, let me please, say this: WE get supplied with NEW technology (commercial way…) without getting any advice on How-To use it, that is MY personal complain about it! In the 21st Century this SHOULD be anyway the case, the […]

Often Asked Questions: Are WE Becoming Too Paranoid About Cyber-Security?

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. . Are WE Becoming Too Paranoid About Cyber-Security? This is a question I get asked very often, and I got remembered again by my online friend Doug PETERSON ===> @dougpete <=== about it on a Social-Media conversation (BTW: it’s called a “convo” on Twitter) on Twitter, check below please: . . SO… As I can’t answer Doug’s […]

HELP! My PC Is Infected With Adware, Toolbars, And Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)!

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. . What Is Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)? And How-To Remove Them. “Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUP)” are a piece of software that is also downloaded when a user downloads a specific program or application. THEY are similar to malware in that it will cause problems when it is downloaded and installed. THEY can be very […]

WE Are Living In A World Of Connected Technology/Cyber-Security Knowledge Is A Must!

Learning basics of IT-Security and Cyber-Security

. . Cyber-Security And Privacy Knowledge As Skills In The 21st Century Are NOT Yet Enough Taught And Present, WHY!? . Did YOU realize already that WE are living in the 21st Century and that WE nearly ALL are using the so called NEW TECHNOLOGIES, the internet, the smartphone(s), laptops, computers, tablets, household goods who are […]

PracTICE: BETTER Ways To Say “I DON’T know” In The Classroom

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. THE Message “I DON’T Know, SHOULDN’T Exist”! Do you allow students to answer a question with the response “I don’t know” in the classroom and do you find yourself ALSO sometimes in that situation? Consider no longer allowing that phrase and instead offering up this answer: ===> There are NO problems, ONLY solutions! Let’s […]

Privacy In The Digital World-SHOULDN’T We Talk About It!?

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. Privacy In The Digital World-A MUST To Talk About It! . . Since Edward SNOWDEN‘s revelations nearly everybody knows about the word “Privacy“, even those WHO were NOT interested about it, as it was worldwide broadcasted! This person did reveal WHAT is really happening in the so called “Virtual-World” (the internet) and how much […]

Habits You SHOULD Apply For The New Year

Learning basics of IT-Security and Cyber-Security

. . Introduction A New Year is approaching and WE SHOULD think about WHAT WE learned during this year to make the next coming year even BETTER! When revising my curation about Cyber-Security YOU MUST agree that Cyber-Criminals are getting more and more professional and that WE as users MUST learn to stay secure while surfing and […]

THE missing link in Cyber-Security-THE user!

Learning basics of IT-Security and Cyber-Security

. . WHO is THE user who’s NOT in the interest of Cyber-Security programs BUT WHO is THE most important!? . THIS is a question which I have for more than 12 years in my memory and WHICH I didn’t have the courage to speak out loudly! BUT NOW I do, let’s go. I have […]

Cyber-Security is easy / Get THE right reflexes!

Learning basics of IT-Security and Cyber-Security

. . Cyber-Security is easy / Get THE right reflexes! Strange title isn’t it!? I am talking about reflexes, WHAT has THAT to do with Cyber-Security? A lot, actually even THE most when well applied! WE learned already in previous blogs WHY WE need protection ===> Learning the basics of Cyber-Security <=== and ALSO How To […]

Cyber-Security Blogs To Follow

Learning basics of IT-Security and Cyber-Security

. . WHY Should I Follow Security Blogs? . WHY SHOULD WE follow Security and Cyber-Security blogs as well, when using Twitter, following some great Cyber-Security experts!? Well, I will give YOU a question back: WHY should YOU read newspapers? It is as simple as that, WE need the information about WHAT is going on […]

Smartphone pictures pose privacy risks

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. .. . . . Did You Know: You and your kids could get easily tracked! . Check out the video below, please, to understand WHY it is important to remove the EXIF and GPS data of any device who is getting used to take photos! . . . Keep It Private Till Everything Is Checked In Depth . What YOU […]

PracTICE: Using Blogs For Home Work To Get ICT Skills and Creativity

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. . This is the second blog about “Blogging” and in the first one ===> PracTICE: Using Blogs for Critical Thinking and Proactive Thinking <=== WE were talking about WHAT would be the BEST way to introduce the students (learners) to blogging. NOW, lets go for a practical example where the teachers (educators) tell the students (learners) to […]

SID2014: Safer Internet Day 2014-Participation

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. . Safer Internet Day 2014 – Save the date! . . . Safer Internet Day (SID) is organised by Insafe in February of each year to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially amongst children and young people across the world. Safer Internet Day 2014 will be celebrated […]

ICT Awareness: What YOU SHOULD KNOW!

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. . . . ICT Awareness: What YOU SHOULD KNOW! . Since 1998 already I am giving FREE courses about IT-Security and Cyber-Security (since 2002 pedagogical ones…) as well as I blog a lot about it and it’s a NEVER ENDING story as the Virtual-World (Internet) is becoming more and more tricky and starting to […]

Cyber-Security PracTICE: Verify Your Anti-Malware Solutions!

Learning basics of IT-Security and Cyber-Security

. . . .   Introduction In previous articles WE discussed already about the responsibility that everyone is responsible for a safer and more secure Internet, that the weakest link in the security chain is the human and I provided you also with some great FREE tools to get protected, as well that I gave you advice such as learning to become “Proactive […]

Ideas For Valuable HomeWork-PracTICE

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. . Ideas For Valuable HomeWork-PracTICE . Lots of discussions around about the value of Home-Work, should there still be some and/or should Home-Work get cancelled at ALL!? I have a different approach to it and I think that one should still give Home-Work to the learners, students, BUT on a different way!  . WHY […]

Best Addresses To Stay Informed About IT-Security and Cyber-Security

Learning basics of IT-Security and Cyber-Security

. Introduction In previous articles WE discussed already about the responsibility that ===> everyone is responsible for a safer and more secure Internet <===, that the weakest link in the security chain is the human and I provided you also with some great FREE tools to get protected, as well that I gave you advice such as learning to become “Proactive -Thinking“, “Critical-Thinking” and […]

Problems Of Technology Integration In The PracTICE

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. Problems Of Technology Integration In The PracTICE In this short blog, WE will talk about the integration of the new technologies, called “ICT“, which are NOT anymore that NEW, BUT in certain Communes and in different Government entities lots of people don’t NOT yet understood the importance of IT! They STILL work with the […]

Worst Technology Integration In The PracTICE

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. . Worst Technology Integration In The PracTICE . Strange title of a blog, isn’t it? Reality OR fiction? It is REALITY, sorry to say that, I lived it! SO… I decided to share it with YOU dear readers to make sure that YOU don’t have to face it YOURSELVES as it could be very […]

Social Media-Students take care

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. . How Facebook Mistakes Cause Job Interviews To Go Terribly Wrong . Students, beware of what YOU post on the Social Medias, especially on Facebook as it could become very uncomfortable on your interview when looking for a job! Check the video(s) and other articles below to be aware of it… . . . […]

What YOU should know about Blogging

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. . . . KEYWORDS: . Blog, blogging, Flow Chart, Learners Interests, Respect of the learners, Learning by Doing, Proactive Thinking, 21st Century Tools, Sustainability, motivation, engaging your learners (students), Learning to learn, respect, e-Citizen, Digital-Citizen, Copyright, Mindmapping, competencies, Professional Development (PD), Life-Long-Learning Strategies, Curation, Critical Thinking, Quality Publishing, How-To use the 21st Century Tools, […]

Dangers of WiFi in public places

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. . . . Are YOU aware of the dangers of WiFi on public places? YOU should! . . Protect yourself on public WiFi: ALL your data could get seen when not taken the right precautions on a public WiFi Access (HotSpot)… . First of all, check out to know more about how easy it is to […]

SO, What’s THE CHANGE For Teachers In 21st Century Education!?

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. . SO, What’s THE Change For Teachers In 21st Century Education!? . This is a general overview only to explain in simple words: I get asked very often and get also a lot of discussions with people and also teachers about what’s THE real CHANGE in 21st Century Education and especially for teachers, even […]

Visual Cyber-Security: See Attacks On Real Time

Learning basics of IT-Security and Cyber-Security

. . . . Introduction .In previous articles WE discussed already about the responsibility that everyone is responsible for a safer and more secure Internet, that the weakest link in the security chain is the human and I provided you also with some great FREE tools to get protected, as well that I gave you […]

Cyber-Security: The Weakest Link In The Security Chain Is The Human

Learning basics of IT-Security and Cyber-Security

. . . . Human Behavior Vulnerabilities . WE are NOT perfect, far away from that! That is something WE need to keep in mind as WE are vulnerable through it, and this in Real-World as ALSO in Virtual-World! Through this WE become, on a certain point, even on Naivety status, especially on the Internet, […]

Best Internet Search Practices

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. . Searching on the Internet Actually everybody knows what it means when WE say searching something on the Internet, and most people think of Google as a search engine! BUT searching is not equal searching, different people will get different search results and that is NORMAL! Why? Let me explain, please: The quality of the […]

Visual Social Media-How To explain to someone

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. . . . KEYWORDS: . Social Media, Blog, blogging, Flow Chart, Learners Interests, Respect of the learners, Learning by Doing, Proactive Thinking, 21st Century Tools, Sustainability, motivation, engaging your learners (students), Learning to learn, respect, e-Citizen, Digital-Citizen, Copyright, Mindmapping, competencies, Professional Development (PD), Life-Long-Learning Strategies, Curation, Critical Thinking, Quality Publishing, How-To use the 21st […]

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