Ep11: Staying Safe on Social Media

Byte Sized Security

Sep 23 2023 • 6 mins

In this episode, Marc David speaks with social media expert Nia Jordan about best practices for staying safe on social platforms including:

  • Tightening up default privacy settings to restrict who can see profile info
  • Using strong unique passwords and enabling two-factor authentication
  • Avoiding scams involving money transfers, malware links or fake prizes
  • Not linking accounts across platforms or via third party apps
  • Vetting friend requests and connections to avoid impersonation risks
  • Monitoring children’s accounts and guiding them on security practices
  • Having ongoing conversations about oversharing and permanent content
  • Applying thoughtful precautions when interacting with strangers digitally

For more bite-sized cybersecurity tips, visit bytesizedsecurity.show or subscribe to the podcast. See you next time!

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