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Article: Trying To Keep Your Data Safe? You’re Probably Doing It Wrong

“Long gone are the days when you could pass off all your computer issues to an expert — IT support or the broadband 1-800 number. Today, in this always-connected, mobile world, regular people find themselves in a challenging situation.

On our own, we have to manage security on our devices, patch software and update passwords. And according to a new survey by Google, we’re not prioritizing well…

Google is releasing a new study Thursday, looking at how regular, nontechnical people prioritize online security, as compared with the experts. It turns out that a deep rift has formed. Yes, both the experts and the laypeople believe in a strong password. But after that, things fall apart.”

Security experts' and non-experts' top security practices, according to Google's survey.

 

 

 

 

Source: http://www.npr.org/sections/alltechconsidered/2015/07/23/425502893/trying-to-keep-your-data-safe-youre-probably-doing-it-wrong

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