It’s a really good habit to lock your computer whenever you leave it – Hit the Windows key and L manually …or you can also enable auto locking to a certain time lapse. 

tinyTIP – Spring is here – remove the white digital noise !

Subscription Amnesty – Most subscriptions automatically renew unless you cancel them. Make this month your clean up month and cancel those subscriptions you just don’t need clogging your inbox  or emptying your wallet.

tinyTIP – get up to date, stay up to date.

Update your apps – this not only gives you the latest features – it also fixes your vulnerabilities 

tinyTIP … passwords, blah, blah, blah but seriously

When you use a password Manager – you only have a couple of passwords to ever remember. You are in a much safer digital space. Sort it out now.

tinyTIP – When should you untrust ?

Don’t type your password when using the internet on a network you don’t know – which means UNTRUSTED – ie cafes, airports or hotels. etc. There’s people harvesting your info on those public wifi networks and that’s dangerous.

tinyTIP – When to get social ?

The best time to post something on Facebook for maximum sharing is noon or after 7pm or anytime Saturday.  The worst time to post something on Facebook for maximum sharing is after 11pm following a few vinos. 

tinyTIP – Hurry up and use a password manager.

Your digital wellbeing starts with password management – you really should have a password manager these days, or at least be thinking about it.  But if you don’t yet have this sorted …please do not reuse passwords over different accounts. 

tinyTIP – Vishing heading your way !

Did you know that 98% of text messages are read – 45% are responded to. This opens up a whole new avenue for cyber criminals to Vish you – be wary of any suspicious texts asking for personal information and to click on links you are not familiar with…just don’t do it. 

tinyTIP – How secure are you ?

Do you know how secure your passwords are?   Go to – https://haveibeenpwned.com/  This will show if you if your phone or email is in a data breach and you should then change any compromised passwords to be on the safe side. 

tinyTIP – Humans are still cleverer …

Did you know – If there was a computer as powerful as the human brain, it would be able to do 38 thousand trillion operations per second: and hold more than 3,580 terabytes of memory. Looks like the robots will be a wee way off yet !