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Cybersecurity Made Personal
18 minutes | Feb 7, 2022
Five Strategies to Protect Your Privacy While Streaming Video (Episode 86)
Show notes available at https://www.cybersecuritymadepersonal.com/episode86 You have to sign in to use streaming services, but that means they can connect everything you watch (and practically every program you consider watching) back to your identity. And since most streaming services share data with third-party advertisers, it can feel like you have to sacrifice your privacy in order to use them. This episode will give you five strategies you can employ to reduce the data collected by streaming services.
18 minutes | Jan 24, 2022
Six Creative Ways Companies Track You (Episode 85)
Show notes available at https://www.cybersecuritymadepersonal.com/episode85 Tracking happens everywhere, and data has become a currency of the internet age. Meanwhile, companies are searching for more creative ways to track you. Here are six creative ways that companies are gathering data about you.
26 minutes | Jan 10, 2022
Six Steps for Work from Home Safety (Episode 84)
Show notes available at https://www.cybersecuritymadepersonal.com/episode84. Working from home comes with many amazing benefits, but if you're not careful, it can also harm your personal security and your employer's security. This episode will give you six steps you can take to keep your home office safe.
6 minutes | Jan 9, 2022
Bonus: Two Episodes of Two Minute Tech
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17 minutes | Dec 20, 2021
Five Questions to Ask About Your Presents (Episode 83)
Show notes available at https://www.cybersecuritymadepersonal.com/episode83. Later this week, millions of people will tear open packages and start enjoying their new presents. However, in a world where practically everything is now connected, you need to check whether that new device actually cares about your privacy and security. Learn five questions to ask as you evaluate your new presents.
15 minutes | Dec 6, 2021
Six Steps to Protect Your Printer (Episode 82)
Show notes available at https://www.cybersecuritymadepersonal.com/episode82. Printers are probably best known for not doing what you want them to do, but printers can also be compromised to print what someone else sends to them or to provide access to your devices. In this episode, you’ll learn six steps you can take to protect your printer.
18 minutes | Nov 22, 2021
Six Strategies to Protect Your Online Purchases (Episode 81)
Show notes available at https://www.cybersecuritymadepersonal.com/episode81 Shopping safely online does you no good if your packages end up stolen off of your front porch. Since millions of packages go missing across America each day, this episode will give you six strategies you can employ to keep your deliveries safe.
22 minutes | Nov 8, 2021
Ten Tips for Safe Online Shopping (Episode 80)
Show notes available at https://www.cybersecuritymadepersonal.com/episode80. Over the next two months, most people will go online to purchase at least some of their gifts. While online shopping can be filled with threats and scams, it can also be a great place to find the gifts you want. Come learn ten ways to protect yourself as you shop online this holiday.
19 minutes | Oct 25, 2021
Eight Strategies to Protect Your Privacy on Amazon (Episode 79)
Show notes available at https://www.cybersecuritymadepersonal.com/episode79. As a merchant and a big tech company, Amazon has even more incentive to use your data for their own marketing. However, you don’t have to give up your privacy to shop on Amazon or use its other products. This episode will give you eight strategies you can employ to reduce the data Amazon collects.
17 minutes | Oct 18, 2021
Five Ways Your Car Is Tracking You (Episode 78)
Show notes available at https://www.cybersecuritymadepersonal.com/episode78. Your car goes practically everywhere you do, and it knows a lot about you. It might even collect data from your phone if you sync it with your car’s entertainment system. But of course, anything that has information about you will be a popular target for advertisers looking to turn that data into a quick dollar. Come learn about five ways your car could be tracking you, and how you can stop it.
21 minutes | Oct 11, 2021
Five Ways to Search the Internet Privately (Episode 77)
Show notes available at https://www.cybersecuritymadepersonal.com/episode77. Google may not charge you to search the internet, but you have to pay with your personal information. However, you don’t have to give up your personal data just to find information online. This episode will give you five strategies for keeping big tech’s prying eyes away from every question you ask.
18 minutes | Oct 4, 2021
Six Dangerous Downloads You Should Avoid (Episode 76)
Show notes available at https://www.cybersecuritymadepersonal.com/episode76. Free software is wonderful, but not every free program available online is safe. While any type of download could be dangerous, some types of software are more prone to malware and scams. This episode will show you the common dangers with six types of software.
3 minutes | Oct 3, 2021
An Update on Cybersecurity Made Personal
Some changes coming to the format and schedule of the podcast.
26 minutes | Sep 6, 2021
What to Do If You Fall for a Scam (Episode 75)
Show notes available at https://www.cybersecuritymadepersonal.com/episode75.
23 minutes | Aug 30, 2021
Four Methods to Protect Your Privacy on Google Maps (Episode 74)
Show notes available at https://www.cybersecuritymadepersonal.com/episode74.
21 minutes | Aug 26, 2021
Ten Password Myths You Might Believe (Episode 73)
Show notes available at https://www.cybersecuritymadepersonal.com/episode73.
27 minutes | Aug 23, 2021
How to Check Your Devices for Stalkerware (Episode 72)
Show notes available at https://www.cybersecuritymadepersonal.com/episode72. Social media has led to an increase in cyberstalking, tracking someone’s activity with the intent of harassing them. And there are a number of apps that have made this process easier. Learn how to identify the signs that your electronic devices may have been infected with stalkerware.
23 minutes | Aug 16, 2021
Seven Steps to Stay Safe on Campus (Episode 71)
Show notes available at https://www.cybersecuritymadepersonal.com/episode71. It’s back-to-school time, and that means many students are packing up heading off for college. While keeping their online information safe may not be the top concern for many of these students, it is something that all college students should think about. Learn seven tips for protecting yourself online while you’re on campus.
27 minutes | Aug 9, 2021
Six Benefits of Using a VPN (Episode 70)
Show notes available at https://www.cybersecuritymadepersonal.com/episode70. Most people think of VPNs as business tools that allow you to work from home. However, a VPN is much more than just a business tool. Using one personally can bring a number of privacy and security benefits.
27 minutes | Aug 2, 2021
Eight Ways to Protect Your Child's School Data (Episode 69)
Show notes available at https://www.cybersecuritymadepersonal.com/episode69. Your child’s privacy is probably just as important (if not more important) to you than your own privacy. When it comes to protecting the privacy of your child’s educational data, many things may feel out of your control. However, you don’t have to feel helpless. Learn eight ways you can take control of your child’s educational privacy.
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