Privacy & Security
Privacy and security concerns are ever present when navigating the digital world. Utilizing apps and websites can be engaging and while security programs and privacy settings can limit risks, using strong passwords, avoiding online scams, deciphering privacy policies, and understanding how to limit providing personal information to apps and companies that share that information with others are all important skills to develop in the digital world.Families can address privacy and security in simple ways:
- Make certain to create strong passwords and do not share with others.
- Use secure, encrypted applications for any online financial activities, and avoid public Wi-Fi.
- On social media, limit sharing your personal information and immediate location.
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