Data Privacy Day

Data Privacy Day is January 28, 2011.

There have events throughout the week to inform and educate us all about our personal data rights and protections.

Here are some key reminders:

  1. Never Post or Share Personal Information such as a date of birth, personal address, or maiden name because identity thieves now friend as many people as possible and join networks solely for the purpose of harvesting information to use to commit identity fraud.
  2. Always Update Your Software
  3. Use Complex Passwords
  4. Don’t Download Just Any Application
  5. Avoid Peer-to-Peer File Sharing

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