“Passwords are like underwear! You change them often, and don’t share them!” This well-known statement was repeated by Potech Consulting team during their presentation at the first Technology Round Table of 2012 at Berytech, Thurs Jan 26, on the topic of Security Awareness. Potech experts shared with the audience lots of insight regarding security issues.
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… when GEW comes knocking on our doors. Global Entrepreneurship Week has become a date a lot of people look forward to around the globe and Lebanon is no exception. During one week in November, 120 countries will be organizing events between the 14th and the 20th intended to celebrate, inspire and invigorate entrepreneurship. Much more than 7 days, GEW is a movement of people, ideas and dreams.
Lebanon’s GEW coalition is growing bigger and stronger with the addition of new partners to the coalition. In this 2011 edition, 25 partners will be organizing more than 35 activities, starting tomorrow.
And just like last year, the buzz, the spirit of collaboration, the passion about entrepreneurship is still there. But most importantly as partners, we are organizing these events, so that you, the entrepreneur, will be there too.
So if you are starting in business, or looking to grow your existing company, if you want to connect with like-minded peer, or find out who can fund and support you going forward, than this week is for you.
For a full calendar of events check out the partners’ website on www.gewlebanon.org , twitter: @gewlebanon , FB: GEW Lebanon
Don’t miss Berytech’s Entrepreneurs Forum organized with the support of IDAL taking place on November 16 from 3 to 9 PM in Berytech Mar Roukoz. www.entrepreneurs-forum.org
Social Media Week, one of the world’s most unique events, provides a series of activities and conferences across the world around global and local perspective on emerging trends and technologies in social & mobile media.
This year and for the first time, Beirut will be part of the worldwide cities organizing this event happening over 5 days in different venues, each day covering one specific theme, connecting people and content around rich themes with speakers and participants from different horizons bringing to all the learning experience for a better understanding of social media in each of industry sector. Read the rest of this entry →
If you are still not convinced about the importance of social media marketing check out this presentation about transforming your marketing to discover the potential this type of marketing offers.
The below presentation titled “It is time to transform your marketing” is made by hubspot.com an online marketing firm. Read the rest of this entry →
Bullying among pre-teens and teens is an ongoing concern amongst school children and parents. But this school year, and to my surprise, the principal at my kids’ school spent a good half-hour on Open Day, warning us – unsuspecting parents – on the pitfalls of allowing our kids to use the interest unsupervised (as usual), or overlooking some alarming trends such as digital bullying (seriously?!). If you have been comfortable in your conviction that you have installed all possible filters and firewalls to prevent your children from accessing inappropriate sites, and therefore can let them roam the web unattended… think again. Read the rest of this entry →
The latest events in Tunisia and then Egypt have sparked a raging debate on the net: are these protests being man-made or internet generated? Are we fighting with bats and stones or smartphones and apps? Are Twitter and Facebook replacing underground newspapers and illegal unions? Two camps have clearly emerged across the digital divide.
On the one part, Malcolm Gladwell, a Canadian author of British descent and staff writer at the New Yorker, forcibly defended the theory that revolutions have been taking place for ages, long before electricity, let alone the computer or the net had existed: “People protested and brought down governments before Facebook was invented. They did it before the Internet came along…” he stated in his now infamous editorial, while confrontations between the police and the people raged in Tahrir Square. Needless to say, he made many enemies among the global bloggers’ community and fervent tweeters, who tweeted back at him with no less rage.