The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) can’t have escaped you! It came in force on 25 May 2018 and during the lead up we were swamped with facts, figures and advice relating to privacy, protection and data regulation.
So, this month we’ve pulled together some simple tips and tools to help keep your personal data safe online.
Okay, so we know you know! But creating strong, unique passwords for all your critical accounts is the single best way to keep your personal data safe. If you reuse your passwords, a hacker can take the leaked data from one attack and use it to login to your other accounts.
Free Wi-Fi is great, especially if you’re working from a café, library or airport or if you just want to save eating into your data. Still, you must consider security when you’re out and about. Here’s how to surf safely, on any device. These practical ways will help you stay safe while surfing for free.
If your browser isn't safe, you're in trouble! Tools like Panopticlick will analyse how well your browser and add-ons protect you against online tracking techniques.
Have you found these tips and tools on protecting your privacy online useful? Do you have any you'd like to share with us? Do you know someone who might benefit from giving one of the tools or resources from our list a go?
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