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Everyday we all read and hear stories about people who have done serious damage to themselves, to their future, or to others online. It’s almost impossible to keep track of these daily horror stories.

This avalanche of negative press we see, are the result of people doing what people have always done, except now it’s being done in front of the entire digital world.

Here at the Institute for Internet Safety, we are working tirelessly to help you safeguard and enhance your online identity.

The Institute for Internet Safety: Catching Mistakes Before Mistakes Catch You!

Online Privacy Daily News Feed

Get a lifetime of unlimited online privacy and security for just $28  The Next Web
Online Privacy Provider To Exhibit At IACP Conference  MarTech Series
FAU | FAU Invention for Privacy of Sharing Files Online Gets US Patent  Florida Atlantic University
Here are some simple ways to protect your online privacy Learning how to prevent unwanted data  RTE.ie
Cryptomining Crackonosh Malware Hidden in Pirated Video Games  The National Law Review
Tips to stay safe online and protect your privacy  The Daily Star
Liberia: Publishers Seek Privacy for Personal Data  AllAfrica.com
Japanese athletes face Chinese nationalists' wrath after beating China at Olympics  CNN
2021 BetterHelp review: Services, reputation, and more  Medical News Today
According to the UN, cybercrime is up by 600% due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Such alarming statistics only emphasize the importance of taking certain precautions to bolster our digital safety: ...

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