With Having Great Online Power, Comes Great Responsibility

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In this day and age, we literally have the world at our fingertips when we access our devices that connect to the internet. However, with this great privilege, comes even greater risks. One of your responsibilities as a user of online facilities is to make sure that you know everything that is going on whilst you’re using them. It is a huge responsibility that you can’t shirk on, as it is pivotal, in certain aspects, in keeping you safe and protected from threats. You also need to make sure that your cybersecurity is up to scratch and that you are safeguarded from all the hackers, viruses and malware out there just waiting to to get a hold of your files.

Whenever using IT services, it’s important to be as secure as possible. There are cyber criminals all over the interweb, more so than there are in your whole country, let alone your local area. So, if you’ve taken the necessary procurers in protecting your house from criminals, why haven’t you done so to protect your technology? MonsterCloud cybersecurity and ransomware virus protection are some of things that should be sought in the fight against cyber criminality. This is not only to protect yourself, but to make sure that these criminals aren’t succeeding in their endeavors. Also, you need to back everything you hold so dear to you up using Cloud Storage today, and stop putting it off to tomorrow. If you do, you can rest assured that everything you need will be safe and exactly where you need it.

You should also make sure you know everything that is going on beneath your fingertips when you’re typing away at your keyboard, whether it be on a laptop, tablet or phone. Even the biggest and most seemingly transparent of online facilities can do things behind your back, right in front of your nose. For instance, WhatsApp shares a host of data with Facebook, including your number. If this is fine with you, then that’s fine; if this is not fine with you, then check here to learn how to stop it from happening and make sure to take a lesson away from the situation. That lesson is that you should always read the small print before signing up to a service to make sure that you’re not doing or providing anything that you’re not comfortable with, and that you remain up-to-date in regards to any changes that services may make as they attempt to better the service they produce and offer.

And in regards to changes and updates: you should always seek to upgrade your phone to its latest version. You should update your iPhone right now if you’ve had the message letting you know there is one waiting to be done, despite how annoying it might be to do so. Apple recently released an ‘important security update’ in order to tackle invasive malware threats that could have read your texts and emails, recorded your calls, tracked your locations and even accessed your camera. All sounds very horrible, doesn’t it? That’s why you need to update your phone right now.

So, if you don’t want to be at the mercy of malicious malware or horrible hackers, then you have to do everything in your power to stop them.

With over 9 years of search marketing experience, Sandra is cross skilled between PPC and SEO. Her experience in search spans across different verticals including Technology, Retail, Travel & Automotive.