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Protecting your privacy online june 2012 tech tuesday


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Protecting your privacy online june 2012 tech tuesday

  1. 1. Molly Immendorf CE Technology ServicesProtecting Your Privacy Online
  2. 2.  Do as I say, not as I do
  3. 3.  Passwords Lie Secure connection (SSL) Vanity search Junk Account Terms of Service Billboards/T-Shirt
  4. 4.  Don’t use your banking password for anything else Use strong passwords (min 8 characters, alpha-numeric, mixed case) Consider using a password keeper (i.e., LastPass)
  5. 5.  Create a free email account for online registrations
  6. 6.  Don’t use your correct birth date Make up your mother’s maiden name, elementary school name, favorite pet name, etc. "123 No Such Street, Nowhere, WI 01010"
  7. 7.  When filling out sensitive data on surveys, make sure that it is a secure connection (SSL) Https://
  8. 8.  Put your name in quotes in the search engine.
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  11. 11.  Activity: Take a post-it or piece of paper and write on it the funniest thing that ever happened to you… last week, last month, last year or in your lifetime. Wait for instructions…
  12. 12.  Work account Vacation status Friends and followers Micro-manage Facebook Secure Connection Tagging photos Kids’ names Games, quizzes Location-sharing tools
  13. 13.  Create separate work and personal accounts
  14. 14. •Create Lists of Friends and Pages
  15. 15.  Most FB users accept the defaults
  16. 16.  Use the friends list to personalize your privacy settings
  17. 17.  Photo releases Avoid identifiable photos (signs) Don’t tag in Facebook Use initials for ID
  18. 18.  Weird status messages = potential virus If it sounds too good to be true…
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  20. 20.  Electronic Frontier Foundation  Lifehacker  Federal Trade Commission:   Snopes Scam Checker 
  21. 21. Molly Immendorf Instructional Technology SpecialistCooperative Extension Technology Services Facebook: Molly Cargill Immendorf Twitter: Immendorf, CETechServices Slideshare: mimmendorf