With the right computer security tools and techniques, you can protect your computer and personal information from cyber criminals and thieves.
Today’s cyber intruders are more sophisticated than ever. They are breaking into banks, retail stores, government organizations and our computers to steal valuable personal and financial information.
Many cyber thieves, like their real world counterparts, are opportunists. They look for targets that are highly profitable and require little effort and risk. Unsecured computers, easy-to-guess passwords and general lack of attention leave you open to attacks and make their life easy.
At the same time, new technology products are being developed and at an ever-increasing pace. Security is often an afterthought as technology companies rush product development to outsell one another in a highly-competitive technology market.
So what can you do to defend yourself and lower the risk of someone breaking into your computer, email account or online service like a bank website?
Here is a sound strategy:
Rather than putting all your energy in preventing an attack, focus on making it more difficult and time consuming for a cyber intruder to break into your computer. Inserting multiple obstacles in the intruder’s path buys you time and wastes his.
She will get discouraged. At some point she will give up and go look for something easier to break into.
By setting up multiple layers of defense using several independent methods, you can:
The more protection layers you use...
...the more you will increase the security of your computer, tablet and mobile phone.
Cyber criminals are very advanced and much smarter than you and me.
They are breaking in more and more computers and online services every day.
They are opportunists, and look for easy targets.
Put your eggs in many baskets and use layered security to your advantage.
Use computer security tools and techniques to secure your computer and protect yourself at home and on the Internet.