By Graysen Blazek via Iris.xyz
In an increasingly digital world, security of personal information remains in the forefront of our concern. Great emphasis should be placed on keeping your information safe and secure when navigating the internet. There are many benefits to conducting business online, but it is important to be aware of the risks involved and how to protect yourself from identity theft, phishing and fraud. The weakest link is often the individual user, so here are 6 tips to help you protect your information online and reduce the risk of financial fraud.
Keep your network secure:
When setting up your wireless internet connection at home, make sure you secure it. By setting up security features such as password encryption you can deter would be hackers. When accessing the internet in a public space, such as the library or your local coffee shop, know that the connection is often not secure. It is generally best to refrain from accessing sites that contain sensitive personal information on such a connection as it can lead to others being able to access your information as well.
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