According to Statistic Brain, 45% of Americans make New Year’s resolutions. If you are one of them, you probably set some really worthwhile goals. However, internet safety likely wasn’t on your list. Here are three New Year’s resolutions you can make to up your internet safety game.
1) Change your passwords
We shop, journal, store music and pictures, and even bank online. We set up internet and technological safeguards for our families. All of it is only as secure as the passwords we use.
A strong password consists of numbers, capital and lowercase letters, and symbols. It should not be anything of public record like names, birth or wedding dates, or addresses.
2) Adjust your internet filter
As your family grows, their internet safety needs change. If your internet filter is customizable, like Clean Router, you should reevaluate your filter’s settings every so often to make sure your home porn-free. Add any sites that may have slipped through to the Black List to ensure your family never stumbles across pornography again.
If your internet filter is not customizable….. May we suggest Clean Router?
3) Double check your social media privacy settings
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and the other social media giants frequently change their default privacy settings. Your privacy settings can be the determine whether or not your personal photos show up in a Google search.
It might be the third week of January, but it’s not too late to set a few extra New Year’s resolutions. Clean up your internet safety act today!