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Printable information card: 5 Tips for Protecting Yourself Online

This information card highlights a few tips for protecting yourself online.

It is downloadable so it can be reproduced.

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The online world offers convenience, but also carries risks for privacy.

Here are 5 tips for protecting personal information online:

  • Avoid doing sensitive transaction such as online banking on public Wi-Fi.
  • Use different passwords for different websites, accounts and devices.
  • If someone is asking for your personal information, ask why. Don’t provide it if you’re not comfortable with the answer.
  • Don’t open emails, attachments or click on suspicious links from unknown senders.
  • Regularly update the security and privacy settings on your Internet browser.

To learn more about online privacy, visit

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