In today’s world, everyone collects digital items and builds virtual connections online. While these “digital legacies” can be stored locally, more are being managed on-line. What happens to these items when you or your loved one dies? Whether its pictures, credit card rewards, frequent flier miles, social media, online payment services or email postings, Facebook friends or online contacts, few are protected by state law and service providers. Learn what you can do in estate planning to protect digital assets and insure that wishes of the departed are followed.
With over 30 years as a computer professional, Brian has educated and informed hundreds of support engineers, and thousands of end users on computer software and hardware for Microsoft and other tech companies. With Boston Legacyworks, he continues to explore and share technology topics ranging from cloud computing and mobile device/computer security, to operating systems, intelligent assistants, and accessibility services. Currently he offers continuing education classes in a variety of areas at Shoreline Community College and, through the Creative Retirement Institute at Edmonds Community College. More information at http://bostonlegacyworks.com/speaking.html