Topic 3 Content elements of an individual’s right to privacy

  • Protecting yourself online has always been important, but as we live more of our lives online through work, play, and social activity, we’re increasingly exposed to risks. However, there are steps you can take to secure your private information, and many of them are very straightforward.
  • Even better, most of those steps are free and won’t drastically alter your routine. From using a more secure search engine to deleting apps you no longer use, it’s never been easier to improve internet privacy for you and your loved ones.

10 easy ways to protect your identity on the web.

1.Use a more secure search engine

2.Check to see if your browser supports private browsing

3.Protect your data with a virtual private network

4.Always double-check any unfamiliar links

5.Be careful what you share on social media

6.Use privacy settings to filter who sees what you post

7.Delete old apps, keep only what you use

8.Deactivate save password features

9.Use an encrypted app for messaging

10.Update or replace your anti-virus software