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Though the internet has changed peoples’ lives in many ways, it also has a dark side. If you lose your privacy, you will be at the mercy of agencies of security, companies, and shady individuals. Guard all the relevant information in your business against the hands of fraudsters. Protect the information that is personal to you from people who can steal your identity. Below are ways in which you can optimize your business’ online security and your personal information.

Alertness

You should know all those who seek to have your financial or personal information. Ensure that you only share your personal information over emails, social media, or over the phone after you have contacted the person or personally know the individual. Have a network firewall to protect your devices.

If you do not have an account with a business that claims to have your account and requests for your personal information, do not give away your information through the link that they have sent in your email. Instead, search the name of the company in a site browser to verify the information. Additionally, contact their customer service or initiate a call to the number of their customer service that is on their website and inquire if they made the request.

Disposal

Erase the memory, sent messages, folders, photos, call logs and voicemails. Besides, remove your mobile’s subscriber identity module card if you are going to dispose of the mobile.

Data Encryption

Avoid Oversharing

Let only a small number of people access your page. Avoid posting your full names on social media or over the internet. Do not post your address, numbers of your accounts, and phone numbers on websites that can be accessed publicly.

Keep Your Social Security Number Safe

You are the one to determine if you want to share your SSN, though some businesses will not provide some services that you seek without SSN provision. Additionally, the institutions of finances and your employer need your SSN. Some companies may request an SSN for a loan, utility services, apartment renting, or even for your credit card.

Secure Your Devices

Suspicious Emails

Wi-Fi

Secure Laptop

Originally posted at RuhaniRabin.com
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Ruhani Rabin being a tech and product evangelist for almost 20 years. He was VP, CPO for various digital companies. Plays with Drones in his free time.

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Ruhani Rabin

Ruhani Rabin being a tech and product evangelist for almost 20 years. He was VP, CPO for various digital companies. Plays with Drones in his free time.