AwarenessKnowledge is the best way to protect your digital identity. By knowing the dangers of the cyber world, you'll also get a better understanding of how to avoid them. Always find a couple of minutes a day read up on the latest security concerns and remain aware of potentially dangerous situations and vulnerabilities.
Anti-virus/spy softwareThese have long become a must-have for each and every web surfer. Viruses have evolved from simply damaging systems, erasing data and similar outward mischiefs. They can now be used as intricate tools for spying and retrieving your security data and gathering information, such as logins, passwords, keys, phone numbers, e-mails etc., etc.
If you use public Wi-Fi hotspots on a regular basis, a VPN becomes absolutely indispensable.
Password generatorsAre you proud of your long and sophisticated password that, for years, has been reliable and safe for your multiple online accounts? Don't get too complacent.
2-step authenticationThis is one of the easiest and most efficient ways to protect your accounts from being hacked.
Restriction and blocking appsThis may come as a surprise, but most information breaches occur because a third party, entrusted with the information, leaks it unwittingly. “Third party” meaning your family, friends or even employees.
Privacy settingsDon't neglect the privacy settings on your social media accounts, applications and other resources which you share information through.
A touch of paranoiaBe suspicious - apply critical thinking and don't trust easily.