Self Defense Articles & Educational Material — online safety

Exposed! Identity Theft Lessons to Learn from the Capital One Data Hack

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Exposed! Identity Theft Lessons to Learn from the Capital One Data Hack

Although you cannot prevent a data breach, like what happened with Capital One, there are things you can do to reduce your exposure when one does occur. Implement these practices to protect your identity and avoid hackers stealing your identity to apply for credit cards, make online purchases and even selling your identity on the dark web.

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Tips and Technology to Fight Cyber Bullying

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Tips and Technology to Fight Cyber Bullying

Since teens spend an average of 9 hours a day consuming online material parents need to be vigilant in monitoring cyber bullying. These tips and some new technology tools are excellent resources to fight online harassment and stop cyber bullying.

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Breaking Down the Background Check

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Breaking Down the Background Check

Background checks are essential to your personal safety. With so many online background check services, it’s hard to know which one to choose. Defense Divas® breaks down the background check.

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7 Easy Action Steps To Avoid Identity Theft

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7 Easy Action Steps To Avoid Identity Theft

It’s important to have safeguards in place to protect your digital footprint on the internet before your identity is stolen. Here are 7 easy actions that you can take to protect your identity both online and offline. Take these actions today to empower and secure yourself from identity theft.

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New Instagram Tools to Fight Online Cyber Bullying

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New Instagram Tools to Fight Online Cyber Bullying

After working with their design teams, Instagram has launched two new features in July 2019 that will hopefully reduce the amount of hurtful and hateful comments posted and viewed on the social media giant's site.

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