How To Make Your Computer And Other Devices Safer ?
In this technology driven world, Privacy is one of the important prospects; if we missed the caution, instant damage may happen. To prevent from online collateral circumstances among internet users, Safer Internet Day (SID) is celebrated to avoid the cyber crises and to promote Net safety. Every year on 7th February, Safer Internet Day is celebrated among internet users.
Safer Internet Day (SID) has become a landmark event in the online safety calendar. Started as an initiative of the EU Safe Borders project in 2004 and taken up by the INSAFE network as its one of its earliest actions. Safer Internet Day has grown beyond its traditional geographic zone and is now celebrated in more than 100 countries worldwide.
Every National Centre implements awareness and educational campaigns, runs a helpline, and works closely with youth to ensure an evidence-based, multi-stakeholder approach to create a better internet world.
The World most popular and most used search engine ‘GOOGLE’ also promotes Safer Internet Day by creating hashtag #SaferInternetDay. Google is implementing the day by asking their user to take a security checkup which contains “Checking your recovery information, devices connected, disable access for applications and account permissions.” Other giant firms like Facebook, AT&T, G-Data, Interpol, Microsoft, Yahoo, Twitter and many other internet related companies are the organization and Industrial support of Safer Internet Day.
Below are tips which will help you to use the internet without getting hunted by Cyber Criminals:
- Make sure that your computer is updated with the latest software and firmware.
- Usage of anti-virus.
- Keep changing your passwords regularly with strong level for all your account.
- Protect your personal information.
- Always use secure internet connections.
- Be aware of Phishing and Pharming sites.
- Never provide personal information and bank details to unknown people.
- Do business with Reputable Vendors.
- Report any kind of suspicious activities.
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