April 27, 2018
The Internet can be a dangerous place for your information. Viruses loom. Phishing scams lurk. Hackers plot. But don’t let it keep you up at night. There are organizations out there working to protect you. Here are a couple resources to be aware of in the face of digital tomfoolery.
This first link is provided by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). The EEF is the leading nonprofit organization defending civil liberties in the digital world. Founded in 1990, the organization champions user privacy, free expression, and innovation through impact litigation, policy analysis, grassroots activism, and technology development. It works to ensure that rights and freedoms are enhanced and protected.
You can find great tips from the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team. Its mission is to reduce the risk of systemic cybersecurity and communications challenges. It serves as the nation’s flagship cyber-defense, incident response, and operational integration center.