Defend your digital life! Cybersecurity and online privacy tactics for you and your family.DefendingDigital.com
Defending Digital’s mission is to empower individuals and parents to increase their digital security and privacy. By increasing awareness and education, together we can reduce scams, malware infections, identity theft, ransomware, and other negative experiences.
Learn what a VPN (Virtual Private Network) is, when you should use one to protect your security and privacy, and how to choose one.
Full post: https://defendingdigital.com/when-do-you-need-a-vpn-virtual-private-network/
Did you know email and text messages are insecure? Learn why, and how to use secure messaging instead.
Full post: https://defendingdigital.com/email-and-text-messages-arent-secure-use-secure-messaging-instead/
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.
Full post: https://defendingdigital.com/how-secure-are-digital-wallets-and-mobile-payments/
Discover 6 password problems, and how the LastPass password manager solves them. LastPass securely creates and stores passwords. Full post: https://defendingdigital.com/6-password-problems-lastpass-solves/
Interview with Bart McDonough, author of "Cyber Smart: Five Habits to Protect Your Family, Money, and Identity from Cyber Criminals."
Full post: https://defendingdigital.com/2019/01/23/cyber-smart-interview-with-bart-mcdonough/
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.
Full post: https://defendingdigital.com/2019/01/09/cyber-smart-book-summary/
Learn to increase your digital security and privacy with advice from the book "Future Crimes" by Marc Goodman.
Full post: https://defendingdigital.com/2018/12/12/future-crimes-by-marc-goodman-book-summary/
Posting about your travels on social media invites burglary, scams, and identity theft. Learn how to protect yourself.
Full post: https://defendingdigital.com/2018/12/12/dont-post-about-travel-before-or-while-youre-away/
Protect your privacy online with a privacy mindset and tips from the book "The Art of Invisibility" by Kevin D. Mitnick.
Full post: http://defendingdigital.com/2018/10/31/the-art-of-invisibility-by-kevin-d-mitnick-book-summary
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.
Full post: https://defendingdigital.com/2018/10/03/swiped-how-to-protect-yourself-in-a-world-full-of-scammers-phishers-and-identity-thieves-book-summary