Defending Digital: personal cybersecurity & privacy

What to Do If Your Email Is Hacked

An episode of Defending Digital: personal cybersecurity & privacy

By Defending Digital
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.
Available on 11 platforms
Lessons from 6 TED Talks on Privacy & Cybersecurity
Learn from the lessons of 6 TED Talks about digital privacy and personal cybersecurity. Full post: https://defendingdigital.com/lessons-from-6-ted-talks-on-privacy-cybersecurity/
07:23
April 17, 2019
Lessons from BSides Greenville 2019 Security Conference
Lessons for average users from BSides Greenville 2019, an information security conference. Full post: https://defendingdigital.com/lessons-from-bsides-greenville-2019-security-conference/
09:16
April 3, 2019
15 Security & Privacy Tips for Social Media Safety
Be safer on social media by following these 15 security and privacy tips. Full post: https://defendingdigital.com/15-social/
12:47
March 20, 2019
How Secure are Digital Wallets and Mobile Payments (Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay, PayPal, etc.)?
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/
09:29
March 6, 2019
"Cyber Attack Survival Manual" (Book Summary)
Personal cybersecurity and privacy advice from the book "Cyber Attack Survival Manual." Full post: https://defendingdigital.com/cyber-attack-survival-manual-book-summary/
11:01
February 20, 2019
6 Password Problems LastPass Solves
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/
09:35
February 6, 2019
"Cyber Smart" Interview with Bart McDonough
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/
35:23
January 23, 2019
"Cyber Smart: Five Habits to Protect Your Family, Money, and Identity" (Book Summary)
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/
22:01
January 9, 2019
"Future Crimes" by Marc Goodman (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/
21:52
December 26, 2018
Don't Post About Travel Before or While You're Away
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/
05:57
December 12, 2018
Set a Private Encryption Key for Online Backups
Keep your online backups secure with a private encryption key. Full post: https://defendingdigital.com/2018/11/28/set-a-private-encryption-key-for-online-backups
06:53
November 28, 2018
What to Do If Your Email Is Hacked
Learn what do do if your email account is hacked, and how to reduce the risk of an email hack. Full post: https://defendingdigital.com/2018/11/14/what-to-do-if-your-email-is-hacked
06:41
November 14, 2018
"The Art of Invisibility" by Kevin D. Mitnick (Book Summary)
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
23:33
October 31, 2018
Use OpenDNS for Free Home Internet Security & Filtering
Learn how to use OpenDNS for free home Internet security and web content filtering. Full post: https://defendingdigital.com/2018/10/17/how-to-use-opendns-for-free-home-internet-security-filtering/
10:18
October 17, 2018
"Swiped: How to Protect Yourself in a World Full of Scammers, Phishers, and Identity Thieves" (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
13:40
October 3, 2018
"Online Danger" by Eric Cole (Book Summary)
A summary of practical personal cybersecurity advice from the book "Online Danger" by Dr. Eric Cole. Full post: https://defendingdigital.com/2018/09/19/online-danger-by-eric-cole-book-summary
11:08
September 19, 2018
How and Why to Use Two-Factor Authentication
Learn how, and why, to use two-factor authentication to increase the security of your accounts. Full post: https://defendingdigital.com/2018/09/05/how-why-to-use-two-factor-authentication/
06:40
September 5, 2018
Which Passwords to Change After Credit Card Fraud
Which passwords should you change after credit card fraud? Get the answers. Full post: https://defendingdigital.com/2018/08/23/which-passwords-to-change-after-credit-card-fraud
05:24
August 23, 2018
Don’t Share Your Birth Date Online
Sharing your birth date online is risky. Learn why, and how to protect yourself. Full post: https://defendingdigital.com/2018/08/23/dont-share-your-birth-date-online/
03:56
August 23, 2018
How to Answer Security Questions Securely
How should you answer security questions? Learn how to create secure answers. Full post: https://defendingdigital.com/2018/08/20/how-to-answer-security-questions-securely
06:36
August 22, 2018
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