Tech Insider: Five Tech Tools for Protecting Digital Data

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Protect your password – Every time you register on a Web site you are required to create a password. Do not use readily available biographical information as a password, says Cathy Avgiris, senior vice president and general manager of communications and data services at Comcast. In other words, avoid using your birth date, birth city, mother’s maiden name, or any information that can be found in public records. Also don’t use the same password everywhere. Not every site you visit, will actually keep your password safe, and once someone discovers it, all of your information is up for grabs.

Protect your password – Every time you register on a Web site you are required…