Internet safety, security, and digital parenting tips. You'll learn about protecting kids online (cybersafety), and general digital security and privacy (for adults as well as kids).DefendingDigital.com
How do you make a strong password? Learn how to create secure passwords, with and without a password manager. Teach your kids these password tips, too.
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Get advice on security and privacy topics related to computers, phones, networks, Internet usage, communication, and parental controls from the book "Firewalls Don't Stop Dragons."
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Hear how consumers can avoid online payment card-skimming (Magecart), in this interview with Yonathan Klijnsma of RiskIQ.
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Discover the benefits of online backup, and how to safely back up all your family's PCs and devices with IDrive.
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Advice for keeping your kids safe from Internet crimes and threats, from the book "Protecting Your Children Online."
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Looking for parental controls and Internet filtering software? Here are 16 questions to ask to find the features you need.
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Online privacy advice aimed at females, but also relevant to males, from the book "The Smart Girl's Guide to Privacy: Practical Tips for Staying Safe Online."
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Hear how consumers can protect their digital privacy and identity documents, and pressure companies to protect consumer privacy, in this interview with Katherine Noall of Sphere Identity.
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Learn how to identify and avoid online property scams, and how to help kids and the elderly do the same, in this interview with Fireball Approves.
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Learn what a VPN (Virtual Private Network) is, when you should use one to protect your security and privacy, and how to choose one.
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Did you know email and text messages are insecure? Learn why, and how to use secure messaging instead.
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How safe are Apple Pay, Google Pay, PayPal, and other digital wallets and mobile payments? Learn how their security compares to credit cards and other traditional payment methods.
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Discover 6 password problems, and how the LastPass password manager solves them. LastPass securely creates and stores passwords.
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Interview with Bart McDonough, author of "Cyber Smart: Five Habits to Protect Your Family, Money, and Identity from Cyber Criminals."
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Step-by-step personal cybersecurity guidance from the book "Cyber Smart: Five Habits to Protect Your Family, Money, and Identity from Cyber Criminals" by Bart R. McDonough.
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Posting about your travels on social media invites burglary, scams, and identity theft. Learn how to protect yourself.
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Protect your privacy online with a privacy mindset and tips from the book "The Art of Invisibility" by Kevin D. Mitnick.
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Tips on minimizing your risk of identity theft from the book "Swiped: How to Protect Yourself in a World Full of Scammers, Phishers, and Identity Thieves" by Adam Levin.
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