We live in a day in age where we are constantly met with stories about hackers and fraudulent use of data. Although this may scare us a bit, we still continue to give out our personal information in order to gain access to restricted resources. Unfortunately, this data can often get into the wrong hands. Be sure to consistently keep your system updated, as well as keep your passwords updated with long and difficult queries in order to keep your data as safe as possible at all times.
- Data suggests that the price for personal information can vary from a few dollars for a licence to up to three figures for a medical file.
- Keeping personal data private is basically impossible for anyone that uses the Internet fully and regularly.
- Keep passwords complicated and take time to install software patches as waranted.
“These days, hacking and data theft are in the mainstream and in our faces, what seems like every other day.”