business world is buzzing this month about the news that leading chip maker Intel is acquiring security software giant McAfee. http://bit.ly/bwZTkB
In a joint news statement, the companies said by joining forces they can
better combat today's cyber security issues, which require "a
fundamentally new approach to security"--mainly by integrating security
into hardware via chips.
Good news for PC owners sick of viruses and malware attacks. But the
news also begs the question, how safe are our online identities now and what can we do to protect ourselves
while Intel and McAffee look for future solutions.
steps you can take to protect your computer from being hijacked include:
Be sure to educate your children about
cyber safety. They can inadvertently download items or click through to links
that breach the security measures you've been so careful to maintain. And don't
forget to limit your exposure on social media sites; private information should
never be shared publically.
For more tips for protecting your online
identity, we've assembled some great articles:
What steps have
you taken to protect your cyber identity? Share your thoughts here and on the
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By Carly Fadako
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