In today’s digital age, safe-guarding your personal and private data is paramount to ensure your digital footprint is secure. Everyday we hear of new threats to our safety and security while perusing online websites, and breaches in data secrecy involving our credit cards, identity and other personal information.

Threats that can rear their ugly head include attacks on your social media accounts, intrusion of private text conversations, personal data stored online including passwords, financial information, and much more. This affects not only adults but children’s privacy is being invaded as well. So this now a multi-generational issue, affecting nearly all households that are “on-line” today.

The most important threats and things you need to be aware of are:

There’s a plethora of ways your data can be compromised today, and it would behoove you to make sure you choose strong passwords and get a password manager to add even more protection when online.

PC Mag also did a great piece entitled: “12 Simple Things You Can Do to Be More Secure Online” the article provides, “tips to protect the security of your devices, your data, your internet traffic, and your identity (PCMAG),” and is well worth a read.

It can be a scary digital jungle out there, but being forewarned is being forearmed.

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