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Protecting Security (and Reputation) in a Tech-Heavy Culture

Unbeknownst to many, National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is upon us. What does this mean for the average online user? It’s likely time to evaluate the ways that you go about using the Web and social media, as well as the information that you share through all of your online behaviors. We’ve come to acknowledge the general rule of thumb that “once you put information out there, it’s out there forever.” But when we’re going about our daily online lives, are we really taking the precautions necessary to protect ourselves and our identities?

Organizations like the National Cyber Security Alliance are leading the charge this month to broaden awareness about the right precautions that both individuals and organizations need to take in order to keep their information secure in our global culture of TMI (aka “too much information,” or over-sharing).