This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of 3M for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.

You should always be on the lookout for anyone trying to scam you. Everywhere you go people are trying to gain access to some of your personal information. At every turn there could be someone lurking, waiting to take what is yours without you even knowing until it’s too late. It often happens right under you nose. Thankfully, there are ways to keep information secure and defend yourself against those that would harm you.

How To Keep Information Secure

  1. Change Your Password Frequently: Most people are easy to figure out which means it would be fairly easy to figure out your favorite passwords with just a little bit of your personal information. So don’t sit on one too long. Change your passwords around every once in awhile just for safety’s sake. That way anyone trying to get into your information will have a much harder time.
  2. Always Be Looking For Suspicious Characters: I know it’s a bummer to have to think that it’s come to this but with all of the lightweight RF scanners being carried around, you have to be aware. Is someone you don’t know standing too close to you in line or maybe they just get up for no reason and started following you. The chances are that most of these are innocent interactions though it never hurts to be vigilant and on the lookout.20150622_170034
  3. Protect Yourself From Prying Eyes:One of the easiest ways for people to steal information from you is by just looking over your shoulder at your computer screen. It doesn’t matter if it’s at work, in the park or on a commute. Your computer is highly visible and extremely easy to grab information from. By using the privacy filters and screen protectors available from 3M the ability to steal information from you screen is greatly reduced. Learn More About 3M Privacy Products and see what’s right for your needs.

With the advent of the mobile workspace people are working on the go all of the time. It doesn’t matter if you are self employed or if you work for one of the bigger companies out there, you need to protect what is yours. Thanks to the geniuses at 3M we can now rest a little easier. Using their privacy screens allows only you to see your screen from a direct angle, anyone trying to look in from the side will only get see a black screen. It gives you a nice fuzzy feeling knowing that you are thwarting someone’s attempt to be shady. They would have to actually be leaning over your shoulder to see your information. This setup is ideal for those who travels and work for large corporations as it will help prevent the ever present threat of corporate espionage. Visual hacking is the number one way for the shady folk to steal and use your personal or business information for themselves. So take the next logical step for protecting your interests and Request a Sample. To better protect yourself Learn More About Visual Hacking. This way you have a better idea of what you’re up against.

Have you ever noticed someone who might be trying to visually hack your information? How would you respond?


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