Additional information from a presentation I did on WordPress security.
David Peach’s Articles at Missionary Geek
Do you need to get information out of a book and into your notes for teaching a class or preaching? If you are using the Kindle platform, it is possible to pull material from a book into your word processor. Let me show you how.
Extracting images from a PDF is not as straight forward as it seems like it should be. If going from a PDF to another document type (like a word processor or graphical layout program) then it is as simple as copying and pasting. However, if you need the picture to be a standalone image file, then this tip will show you how to go about it.
A list of links corresponding to a lecture I gave on tools that missionaries might use for their deputation process. This mainly focuses on computer tools used for keeping in contact with supporting churches and your record keeping process.
There are many things that can be done to keep your computer and your information safe. Here are some tools I taught about to a group of missionaries recently.
Heartbleed was a security vulnerability that does not seem to have been acted upon nor became as serious as it could have been. However, there are some things you want to do to ensure your protection. Remember that changing passwords often is good and use unique passwords.
When using public computers you should be aware that someone could have installed a keylogger which can mine your keyboard input for passwords to your accounts. Here are steps to take to avoid giving away your passwords when you are away from your own computer.
Password Managers make dealing with many passwords an easy task. They allow you to build strong unique passwords without forcing you to memorize them. Once you start using one you will probably be surprised as to how many passwords you have deal with on a regular basis.