The majority of organizations – banks, universities, companies, etc. – will not ask for your personal information over email. Do not reveal personally identifiable information online such as your full name, social security number, telephone number, address, insurance policy number, credit card information, or doctor’s name. Don’t open attachments, click on links, or respond to […]
There’s no undoing an email (with limited exceptions if you’re in an Microsoft Exchange environment). Plus, email security is not as strong as you might expect, especially if you aren’t using email encryption. For these reasons, never give out your personal identifiable information in an email.
Whether you’re a business or a consumer, it’s important to keep personally identifiable information (PII) secure. PII is any type of data that could be used to identify, locate or contact an individual, such as name, date of birth or place of residence. PII is often targeted by hackers because it can be sold for […]
Online job boards can be very helpful when looking for work. Most, if not all, allow you to upload your resume directly to the service so that recruiters and employers can take a look. After finding employment, it’s best to go back and retroactively remove your resume from each job board it’s posted to. If […]
Remember, hackers will scour any and all traces of your online presence to obtain information that could help them crack your account. This means they’re looking at your social media for personal details that could make guessing a password easier. Avoid sharing such details online, especially those that could give any indication of your login […]
Whether gaming on your console or a PC, form a voice chat party using the console’s party app or a third-party PC app, rather than using a game’s in-game chat. This will keep your conversation private and ensure you and your friends will remain anonymous, even if you divulge self-identifying information. In-game chats are open […]
We strive to make this policy simple to read and understand. Please read and review the policy here: https://www.totaldefense.com/privacy
Please confirm you have reviewed the policy and provide consent to Total Defense to use your personal data as detailed in our policy.