ideas, innovations and apps for social work in the age of smartphones and social media 

Privacy and Security on Facebook [Infographic]

The guys at The Best Computer Science Schools asked me to share this infograhic about privacy and security on Facebook (Thanks to Naomi Paton). Good to check it out and think about … Continue reading

November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mobile Cybersecurity – What are the biggest problems?

Jeff Peters, Editor at Hacksurfer, asked five cybersecurity experts about the the biggest problems of cybercrime and cybersecurity in the use of mobile devices. Here are the main ideas: Mobile … Continue reading

August 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Safe, Secure and Responsible Online – OnGuardOnline Offers Resources [INFOGRAPHIC][VIDEO] is the US federal government’s website to help educators, parents, techies, small business, military, and kids be safe, secure and responsible online. Therefore OnGuardOnline offers a wide range of resources … Continue reading

May 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

What Is The Most Important Tip For Parents To Keep Their Children Safe Online

Safe Sound Family, a free resource for home security information and alarm systems with a web publishing team team of authors and editors providing advice, tips, and information on home … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cybercrime and Coffee Shops – Security Tips for Free Public Wifi

Sitting in a café, sipping a Frappuccino and doing some of your social work related stuff is an idea that I like very much. As more of my work becomes … Continue reading

April 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

The dilemmas of raising a digital child

At you can find a series of post that deal with the dilemmas of raising childs in a digitized society. These posts can be benefitial for social workers as … Continue reading

March 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Are you afraid of Facebook? These apps protect your privacy!

Preston Gralla, editor for and author of more than 45 books, wrote a short post about 7 apps that guard your privacy on Facebook and other social media. These … Continue reading

March 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

This mobile app might save your life as you go into dangerous situations

Jeff Porten, Macworld, mentioned an app that might save your life as you go into dangerous situations. You may know that feeling of insecurity meeting some of your clients, entering … Continue reading

March 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Guidance on How Mobile Apps Can Better Protect Consumer Privacy | State of California – Department of Justice

Recently, the attorney general of California released guidelines on mobile privacy for mobile based applications to assist app developers and others in managing user privacy. Titled Privacy on the Go: … Continue reading

March 7, 2013 · Leave a comment
Lutz Siemer

Lutz Siemer

Education, Research & Development in Social Work & IT After working as an alternative practitioner and psychotherapist in private practice for nearly ten years I stepped over to higher education in 2005. At Saxion University of Applied Sciences I lecture and do research and development in the area of Social Work, Psychology and IT. Currently I'm focussing on merging mobile technology and social work.

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