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Been in a data breach? Get compensated

Data breaches are increasingly common and the law can allow victims to claim compensation for any loss caused by the breach and the distress it has caused. But what exactly is a data breach and how do you know if your data has been in one?

Keep it secret. Keep it safe.

Many people, as many as 82%, reuse passwords on multiple sites. This creates a lot of vulnerabilities because if someone gets hold of one password, they could get access to all sorts of things from social media platforms to bank accounts. Take time to work out who has your password, minimise the risk and keep yourself protected.

Unsubscribing is not enough

We get emails from all kinds of companies and organisations all the time and usually at the bottom you will find an ‘unsubscribe’ button or link. Many of us click on that and think we have disconnected ourselves from the company that sent it. But in fact our data is still on the company system and that makes us vulnerable. Getting data erased protects us far more.

Keep your data safe from the dark web

Did you know that it is more than likely your data, your personal information, is being sold to companies without your agreement or knowledge? In some cases, data is being sold on the dark web leading to phishing, scams, and financial loss. Now is the time to spring clean your digital footprint and take measures to stop this from happening.

Uncertain Times

With Russia’s war on Ukraine creating the most uncertain of times since the Second World War, we look at how scammers are using this backdrop to create heinous scams. They are looking to steal your money in a range of ways, and we must all beware and take steps to protect ourselves.

Going places? Pack your data securely!

With summer just around the corner and thoughts turning to the joy of that summer break, think about how much personal information you are sharing for you and your family, who’s going to have access to it and how you can protect yourself from your data falling into the wrong hands.

Caring for your data