Help Educate Friends and Relatives About Online Safety with Google’s Good To Know Campaign

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Help Educate Friends and Relatives About Online Safety with Google’s Good To Know Campaign

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While we’re confident How-To Geek readers have a pretty good handle on internet and computer security, it’s often difficult to convey good security practices to friends and relatives. Google’s Good To Know campaign presents security lessons in an easy to understand and non-threatening format. You know that you need varied and strong passwords, not to fall for fake pop-up anti-virus ads, and to keep your apps properly updated, but it’s difficult to convey the importance of doing so to your non-geek friends and family members. Google’s Good To Know campaign combines simple text lessons and informative videos that are visually appealing and right to the point–they’re a sort of crash course in security best practices. Here’s a video from one of the early lessons: The campaign is divided into four sections: staying safe online, understanding how your data is used on the web, understanding how your data is used by Google, and how to manage your data online. Hit up the link below to check out the Good To Know portal. What Do I Need To Know Before Buying A New Lens For My Camera? How to Optimize Internet Explorer 9 for Maximum Privacy How To Enable AirPrint for iOS Printing From Any Mac or Windows PC

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Going Google-Free: The Best Alternatives to Google Services on the Web [Video]

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Going Google-Free: The Best Alternatives to Google Services on the Web [Video]

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Face it: Google runs your life. The search giant turned web ecosystem owns your email, calendar, and even your voicemails. Your most important data lives on Google’s servers. What you may not realize is that, despite the quality of Google’s products, someone else is doing it better—and placing all your eggs in Google’s basket isn’t necessarily the best thing. Here’s a look at alternative services you can use in place of Google’s webapps. More »

Aunque un servidor es un usuario acérrimo de Google, no está de más leer el artículo para conocer otras opciones interesantes a alguno de los servicios que aquél nos ofrece.