STOTW – Online Safety Tips

It goes without saying that online safety is becoming increasingly important. While technology can help provide a safer online experience, ultimately you are responsible for your own protection.

With that in mind, IT blogger, Ed Bott, has written a great article entitled “Stay Safe Online: 5 Secrets Every PC (and Mac) Owner Should Know.” In summary, those 5 tips are:

  1. Don’t panic
  2. Stay up to date
  3. Learn how to make smart trust decisions (how to spot scams)
  4. Never install any software unless you’re certain it’s safe
  5. Be smart with passwords

You can find the full article at http://zd.net/otVXmB

 

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