Internet Safety Tips for Everyone

The internet is an incredible resource for people of all ages, which makes internet safety a big concern for everyone. Hackers are always on the lookout for personal information they can use to access your credit card and bank information. Unsafe surfing online will lead you to many threats like internet violence from social media and embarrassing personal comments or images.

We summarize the top 5 internet safety tips for you to follow to help you avoid getting into trouble online or offline. The internet safety rules in this infographic are the ones that apply to all of us.

  1. Utilize unique characters and change your passwords periodically.
  2. Be careful when you use free public internet services.
  3. Check the site security before you shop and pay online.
  4. Install and update your firewall regularly.
  5. Be mindful of the information you share over social media platforms.

Keep in mind these internet safety tips. To find out the latest information on cyber safety or to report cyber incidents, please visit Federal Bureau of Investigation or U.S. Department of Justice.

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internet safety tips for everyone

About Dale Williams

Dale Q. Williams, MBA, is a well-respected financial executive whose experience spans from insurance to investment banking. Dale has first hand underwriting experience through working for one of the largest U.S. based insurance carriers, and advisory experience from working for several bulge-bracket and middle-market investment banks. Dale also received his MBA from University of Chicago Booth School of Business, with concentrations in finance and accounting.