Digital Security

I use my Smartphone on a daily basis. Every morning, I check my Facebook and Instagram profiles and look into Snapchat. I also read some news and write my friends or my family on WhatsApp throughout the day. I try to limit the number of apps that I use because I don’t really need much … Continue reading Digital Security

Thing 4: Digital Security

Overall the apps on my phone request access to reasonable functions like camera, microphone, photo gallery and such. Not many surprises out there. Because I already shut down every feature I do not wish them to have access to. Only one thing – the local recently downloaded bus tracking app reads my contact information, which…

Digital Security & About Me

The 23Things Thing was to do with the security settings on smartphones.  I think I’m probably OK on that front as I keep most things locked down.  Call me paranoid, but I don’t generally advertise my whereabouts.  If an app doesn’t need access to photos/mic/camera/location, why would I let it have access?  More to the […]

Digital Security & About Me

The 23Things Thing was to do with the security settings on smartphones.  I think I’m probably OK on that front as I keep most things locked down.  Call me paranoid, but I don’t generally advertise my whereabouts.  If an app doesn’t need access to photos/mic/camera/location, why would I let it have access?  More to the […]

Thing 3 & 4: Digital Footprint and Digital Security

What is a digital footprint? It’s the data you leave behind when you go online. It’s what you’ve said, what others have said about you, where you’ve been, images you’re tagged in, personal information, social media profiles, and much more.