How are You Handing Over your Info?

September 27, 2013
Abaker

We are constantly finding ways to safeguard our personal information - locking cell phones, revealing less on social media, opting out of surveys, deleting online history. But how is our data being collected during an average day? What daily tasks reveal more about us than we thought? Privacy and security expert Rebecca Herold reveals the many ways that we are connected and tracked through out the day. And while the info may be going to online marketers or research agencies, she reminds us that "the simple fact is no one else is going to guard our personal information as effectively as we can."
Take a look at this infographic and see how many of these steps may effect you. Which activities can be made safe to help you avoid cyber criminals? Where can we apply security awareness lessons to stay safe?