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Digital Privacy

Tips and tools for protecting your privacy.

Getting started.

This guide is a general introduction to Digital Privacy and is used as part of a Digital Privacy Workshop.

If you are interested in scheduling a workshop, or have any questions, please contact me.

  • What do we mean by digital privacy and cyber security?
  • Is privacy important to you? Why or why not?
  • Is privacy important to everyone? Is it more important for some?
  • What measures are you already taking to protect your privacy?
  • What are some current examples of ways privacy is compromised?
  • What do you hope to learn today? What are your strongest concerns about digital privacy?


Talking about your digital presence:

Where are your digital footprints?

  • email (school/personal)
  • social media
  • browsing/searching
  • smartphone and apps
  • other places?

Who sees your data?

Who do you NOT want to see your data?

How is your data being used?

Threat Modeling

Threat Modeling

  • What do you want to protect?
  • Who do you want to protect it from?
  • How likely is it that you need to protect it?
  • How bad are the consequences if you fail?
  • How much trouble are you willing to go through in order to prevent those?

Protecting Your Privacy

Your data IS the product.

  • Passwords
    • create strong passwords
    • 2 factor authentication
    • keep secure and updated
  • Browsing and searching
  • Smartphones
    • location
    • device name
    • apps
  • Social Media
    • Default setting is public. Know how to set it to private.
    • Default settings share data and ad targeting. Know how to check and change these settings.
    • Read Terms of Services
    • Tagging. Know how to change these settings, respect other's privacy.
    • Location

ASK QUESTIONS                BE AWARE                 BE ALERT           KEEP LEARNING


Digital Privacy Workshop Room


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