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Online Safety: Family Edition

Online Safety: Family Edition

Posted On: May 11, 2020 by Axiom Bank in: Cyber-Security, General

Today, having both Internet access and safety seems nearly impossible. While technology can be enriching and educational, it has its downsides. How can you protect your family from the dangers of the Internet while also allowing them access? Keep reading for some of our online safety tips for families. Be Careful What Information You’re Sharing Many hackers and identity thieves feed off oversharing. Be careful which websites you're entering personal information into - don't trust just any website. Oversharing is also dangerous on social networks, so be sure to make your kids aware of the information that shouldn't ever be shared, like driver's licenses, usernames or passwords, addresses, social security numbers, etc. Be Careful Using Public Wi-Fi Connecting to a public Wi-Fi network can seem harmless and convenient, but that’s not always true. Using public Wi-Fi in places like restaurants and malls is an easy way for hackers and cybercriminals to

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