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1 December 2017

Are you security savvy?

The online landscape is filled with endless possibilities, but also some risks. Do you think you have what it takes to make it out there on the web?

People used to be hesitant to put their card details online to shop but now that’s a normal part of life. We receive financial statements in apps, there’s frequent email communication from our banks, and the New Payments Platform, which will enable real time payments using just details like our phone numbers or email, will be coming out this year.

With things evolving pretty fast, it’s super important to be savvy with how you manage your personal information online.

Complete our quiz to see how much you know when it comes to keeping your information safe.

 

1. Which of the following is a sign of a phishing email?

2. You’re online shopping and come across a site with great deals. Which of the following is the best sign to look for when you’re trying to tell if it is a secure place to use your details?

3. When can you use public Wi-Fi to do online shopping?

4. How many passwords do you have?

5. Have you ever downloaded an app from a non-legitimate source (ie not a reputable app store like Google Play or Apple App store etc)?

6. Which of the following personal information is safe to put on social media?

7. Have you ever accepted a social media connection request from someone you don’t know?

8. What is the first thing you should do if you think your identity has been stolen?

9. What is the best way to create a strong performing password?

10. Did you change the default password for your internet modem or router when you got it?

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