Today, the internet has impacted to our lives in a positive way that it’s has been accepted by almost every person in every corner of this globe.
Today you can network through social media such as Facebook or Twitter, shop in some high-profile stores such as Amazon, work online, communicate easily and more reliably via the internet to any person which the location the person may be, learn or get more knowledge on almost every topic that you may desire, get entertained through music or videos and other multimedia uploaded in the internet, carry out research on any subject, book for holidays, air travels etc as well as conveniently access basic services such as banking over the internet.
These are just but a few aspects that make the internet a perfect and strong platform in revolutionizing the way we work and carry out our everyday activities.
However, because of the mass acceptability of this online platform which is enabling things be done easily, there are several risks which an online user is exposed to every moment that one goes online.
These may range from the mild risks of exposure to malicious content such as malware, viruses, unwanted programs or inappropriate content such as pornography or copyright infringement, to more adverse risks such as fraud and scams from non-genuine shopping, fake gambling & gaming, scamming charity & banking or unreal and pretentious dating & social networking and the most notorious risk of personal information and data falling into wrong hands.
Therefore there is need for safe use online so that as a user you are prevented from these unexpected events as you go on with your online activities. Safe online usage calls for the observance and taking precautions of several aspects while online which range from protection of your connection and safe downloading to proper protection of identity and private information while online.
Below are several great posts which will benefit you as a user while online…
Previously, this website was based on a special day set aside every year in Canada to help users get together and share their online experiences as well as help other users have a safe experience online by sensitizing others users of the risks which might result by using the internet.
Now the whole site is based on plenty of tips and methods that can help an online user ensure that he/she experiences a safe usage while online and thus benefit fully from the convenience, reliability and other advantages brought about by the internet.