Online Security and Safety Evangelist to McAfee Robert is an identity theft expert who is committed to ...
The Internet is an indispensable tool that citizens, corporations and governments all over the world have come to rely on. There are tremendous benefits to the World Wide Web including: having the information highway at your fingertips, being able to find and purchase products and services from anywhere, working from home, connecting with distant friends and family and saving time by conducting various transactions right from your couch.
The problem of course, is that all these conveniences have led to gaping security holes that allow criminals from all over the world to compromise your computer and various accounts which of course leads to identity theft and financial loss. Even scarier is when criminal predators use the Internet to exploit children in various ways.
What this means is that all of us need to increase our security intelligence by understanding what to look out for and what systems need to be put in place so we can reap the benefits of the Internet safely and securely.
Since June is Internet Safety Month, it’s a good time to review essentials that all of us should be aware of every day.
We can all do our part to stay safe and be better digital citizens by staying educated on the latest threats and scams.
Robert Siciliano is an Online Security Expert to McAfee. Watch him discussing information he found on used electronic devices YouTube. (Disclosures)
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