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Digital devices

Digital devices, such as laptops, tablets and mobile phones, have become standard tools in everyday life in both our personal and professional environments. They offer tremendous convenience by allowing us to stay connected wherever we are. However, they also raise new risks for privacy because they can hold so much personal information.

Use the links below to find information for individuals about the privacy issues and risks related to digital devices and how to protect personal information. For information and advice related to privacy on the Internet, explore our Online privacy topic page.

Protecting personal information on your mobile devices

Find basic steps individuals can take to reduce the risk of personal information on their personal mobile devices being compromised.

Tips for creating and managing your passwords

Learn how to create strong passwords and manage them safely.

Top 10 tips to protect your inbox, computer and mobile device

Learn how to protect your personal information and digital tools from threats related to spam.

Your Privacy and Mobile Apps

Find tips for protecting your personal information when downloading and using mobile apps.

Gaming consoles and personal information: playing with privacy

Get information and advice on how to protect your personal information while playing online.

Wearable devices and your privacy

Information and advice on how to protect your personal information while using a wearable device.

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