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Personal Safety

Personal Safety

An overview of personal safety measures and cyber security recommendations for the average individual.

When it comes to keeping our families safe, sometimes it feels like there is never enough we can do. From background checking babysitters to requiring helmets during athletic activities, your child’s safety is your number one priority. Since the beginning of time, humans have done everything in their power to pass on their genes and survive. Protective shelters and rudimentary weapons in the Stone Ages evolved into sturdy fortresses and eventually the elaborate home security systems we know today.

While it is important to keep yourself and your loved ones physically safe, it’s also crucial to keep personal information secure. Things like social security numbers and financial account details are often stored online, but might be vulnerable to hackers or others with bad intentions. Despite the recent NSA leaks and a select few major hacking scandals, the average American’s information is actually extremely safe online. (more…)