The holiday season brings on new troubles for your online and data privacy. Ensure your surfing safety by following these steps to securing your information.
Did you know that large email providers scan your emails to choose the ads they are going to target you with? That’s right, even your emails aren’t private! However, you can switch over to various secure email providers if you’d rather have this level of security.
When shopping online, use an alias to protect your identity. This will secure your email address, is easily disposable, and can be organized with ease!
The data you input while online and using browser software is subjected to the possibility of being collected. Hackers use browsers to steal your information, so it is important to have a secure browser, but how? Use a browser that is known to be secure, such as Firefox or Brave, never have your browser safe your email and password, and use browser security enhancing add-ons that are trusted.
Network security is perhaps the most important. Don’t tap into Wi-Fi networks that are not secure. Your data can be accessible to anyone on or sharing the same network.
We hope that these tips will assist you in securing yourself and your data online this holiday season. Keep in mind, that if you have a business in the Lowcountry area and are in need of services, NetCertPro is here to help.