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Protecting Your Privacy Online

  1. 1. South Shore Computer Repair<br />Affordable IT Services For Everyone<br />the trusted IT services provider and partner for individuals, home offices and small businesses in Southeastern Massachusetts<br />
  2. 2. Protect Your Privacy Online<br />On average, it takes a little over a year to discover that you are the victim of identity fraud.<br />
  3. 3. Social Media: Friend or Foe?<br />What do identity thieves, insurance agents and employers have in common?<br />They are all using your personal information – posted online by you– for their own purposes and benefit.<br />
  4. 4. Facebook<br />
  5. 5. MySpace<br />
  6. 6. Foursquare<br />
  7. 7. Simple Steps You Can Take Today<br />Make sure you have the latest security patches for your software and that your antivirus programs are up-to-date<br /> Never click on links or respond to emails that seem even vaguely suspicious or out of the ordinary<br /> Use a strong password for everything you do online.<br /> Do not share your home address, phone numbers or full birth date online.<br /><ul><li>Use a different email account for your online activities.
  8. 8. If you wouldn’t want to see something on the six o’clock news, don’t share it online.
  9. 9. Become familiar with the privacy policies of the sites that you do use.
  10. 10. “Google” yourself and check out what is publicly available about you. Take steps from there to secure the public information.</li></li></ul><li>Resources <br /> ( <br />AVG Antivirus (<br />Facebook(<br />Foursquare ( <br />Google ( <br />MySpace ( <br />RoboForm( <br />Wayback Machine ( <br />
  11. 11. An Overview<br />South Shore Computer Repair<br />
  12. 12. Who Are We?<br />South Shore Computer Repair was created in January 2007 with the sole purpose of providing superior PC and IT services to home and small-business users. We provide these services in our store, in your home or office or remotely.<br />We are a small, family-run business that prides itself in not only reacting to your computer needs but providing proactive service, news and information to all of our clients.<br />
  13. 13. John Neely, The Computer Guy<br />John’s career has spanned a variety of industries, interests and talents but has been a computer geek since day one. He started South Shore Computer Repair after repeatedly hearing computer repair horror stories from friends, family and colleagues. Finding a trustworthy computer repair shop among the dozens in business in this area can be a challenging task and John’s goal is to offer affordable, reliable and trustworthy support and services to individuals and small businesses in Southeastern Massachusetts. John is a native of Carver but now lives with his lovely wife, Sherri, in Middleboro.<br />Sherri Hartlen-Neely, The Marketing Chick<br />Sherri has over 20 years of communications, marketing, public relations and event planning experience. She has put these talents to use in the publishing, insurance, museum and consulting industries. Sherri is not only responsible for marketing and communications for South Shore Computer Repair, but also offers a variety of marketing services to our corporate clients. Sherri grew up in Boston and Newton but chose Middleboro as her home in 2005.<br />
  14. 14. What Do We Do?<br />Custom-Built PCs and Laptops<br />Data Back-Ups<br />Data Recovery<br />Marketing Communications<br />Networks<br />Virus/Malware Removal<br />General Computer Repairs and Upgrades<br />Personalized Advice and Recommendations<br />
  15. 15. We Believe In Middleboro!<br />At South Shore Computer Repair, we not only work hard, but we play hard! <br />We are proud supporters of Middleborough Friends’ Summer Concert Series and Pratt Farm’s Fall Festival.<br />We have chosen to not only start our business here but also make our home here. We are your neighbors as well as good corporate citizens.<br />
  16. 16. Operators Are Standing By!<br />South Shore Computer Repair<br />238 Centre Street<br />Middleborough, Massachusetts 02346<br />Phone: 508.866.0345 or 508.947.1966<br />Email:<br />Web:<br />Twitter:<br />Facebook:<br />