Wednesday Wisdom: Make Privacy Your Priority With These 4 Ways of Data Security

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Lately, all dialogues end up connecting to the need for privacy. With episodes of data breach exploding all over the world, protecting your data should be your priority. Here are 4 ways to protect your privacy:

Strong Passwords

Implementing strong passwords is the easiest thing you can do to strengthen your security. For crafting a hard-to-crack password: use a combination of capital and lower-case letters, numbers and symbols and make it 8 to 12 characters long.

Up Your Firewall

A firewall protects your network by controlling internet traffic coming into and flowing out of your business. In order to have a properly protected network, "firewalls are a must”. 

Reset Data

Reset your personal information in all databases, so that neither your address nor your phone number is accessible to unknowns. Make sure that your data doesn’t appear in any documents that are freely available online.

Cash Only

With the economy going cash-free, making all payments via cash while do ensure some privacy to your credit/debit card details, it’s a little unfeasible. Nonetheless, try to avail the option wherever possible. 

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