Safety first is safety always.
- Charles M. Hayes
Tech is a huge part of our daily life. It’s useful, informative and fun, but can also be risky, no matter how safe you feel while browsing. By getting into the habit of using good PC safety practices, you can protect yourself and your loved ones.
We’ve all read scary articles and seen exaggerated videos of hackers and what not. Of course, some of it is too over the top but it’s always better to safe rather than sorry. Here’s what you can do:
|If it looks suspicious, don’t open it|
Emails that appear to be from a recognizable online service asking you to log into a site to confirm some personal details are always fake.
These emails are usually caught by your email application’s spam filter, but if one does slip through and you click its link, your web browser should detect and block the site it takes you to as long as you have the correct software.
|Back it up|
Scheduling routine backups can protect you from the unexpected. If you are not backing up your data, there is a chance you could lose an entire lifetime of data.
The physical security of your devices is just as important as their technical security.
Now that you have become a PC safety pro to keep your children safe on the internet – happy digital parenting!
Aarambh is a pan-India PC for Education initiative engineered to enhance learning using the power of technology; it is designed to help parents, teachers and children find firm footing in Digital India. This initiative seeks to connect parents, teachers and students and provide them the necessary training so that they can better utilise the PC for learning, both at school and at home.