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Security Starts at Home: Your Complete Cybersecurity and Privacy Checklist

Craig Peterson - Secure Your Business, Your Privacy, and Save Your Sanity

Release Date: 11/10/2023

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Craig Peterson - Secure Your Business, Your Privacy, and Save Your Sanity

Hold onto your hats, tech enthusiasts! 🎩💻 Get ready for a seismic shift in the digital landscape as Google bids farewell to cookies, ushering in a new era where privacy is more than just wishful thinking. Say goodbye to the cookie craze! 🍪🚫 In my latest deep dive, "Digital Clean Up: Navigating Google's Game-Changing Shift in Online Advertising," I'm unraveling the intricacies of this groundbreaking move and what it means for all of us navigating the vast realms of the internet. 🌐🔍 Here's what you can expect in this enlightening journey: Advertising Evolution: Explore...

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Craig Peterson - Secure Your Business, Your Privacy, and Save Your Sanity

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Craig Peterson - Secure Your Business, Your Privacy, and Save Your Sanity

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Craig Peterson - Secure Your Business, Your Privacy, and Save Your Sanity

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Craig Peterson - Secure Your Business, Your Privacy, and Save Your Sanity

In the vast landscape of the digital world, safeguarding your online presence is paramount. Welcome to another episode of TechTalk with Craig Peterson, where today, we unravel the secrets to fortifying your digital realm with "The Ultimate Cybersecurity First-Aid Kit." Decrypting Wi-Fi Woes Our journey begins with the cornerstone of your digital fortress: Wi-Fi encryption. No secret stays safe forever, and that includes your Wi-Fi password. We delve into the importance of encrypting your Wi-Fi, ensuring that your digital stronghold remains impenetrable. Password Party Extravaganza "abc123"...

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Craig Peterson - Secure Your Business, Your Privacy, and Save Your Sanity

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Craig Peterson - Secure Your Business, Your Privacy, and Save Your Sanity

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Craig Peterson - Secure Your Business, Your Privacy, and Save Your Sanity

In the ever-evolving landscape of digital media, the illusion of ownership can be shattered with a single tactical move. Recently, the PlayStation community experienced a rude awakening when paid content was abruptly removed - and no refunds were given. This underscores a widespread issue: do you own the digital shows and movies you 'bought'? Topics Explored in the Article: Tactical Octopus Unveiled: Delve into the intricate tactics used in the digital realm that challenge the perception of ownership. IRS Alert: Explore the unexpected connection between the IRS and your digital...

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Craig Peterson - Secure Your Business, Your Privacy, and Save Your Sanity

Securing your online activities in today’s digital world is a top priority, and the trio of web browsers—Google Chrome, Firefox, and Safari—stand as formidable guardians against cyber threats. Let's embark on a journey into the intricacies of these browsers' advanced protection features to fortify your online experience. Chrome's Shielding Arsenal Google Chrome takes the lead with robust security measures. From safeguarding against phishing attempts to fortifying defenses against ransomware attacks, Chrome stands tall as a digital fortress. Explore its advanced protection features to...

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Craig Peterson - Secure Your Business, Your Privacy, and Save Your Sanity

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In the fast-paced world of digital threats, safeguarding your home and small business is as crucial as changing the batteries in your smoke detectors. I've compiled a comprehensive Cybersecurity and Privacy Checklist, featuring 10 indispensable tips to fortify your digital haven. Dive into the details on my website [insert link].

1. Shielding with Two-Factor Authentication:
Enhance your defense by adding an extra layer of security. Explore the power of two-factor authentication and how it can thwart unauthorized access.

2. Fortify with Data Backup:
Discover why backing up your data is not just a precautionary measure but a lifeline in the face of digital emergencies. Learn the best practices to ensure your data remains intact.

3. Power Up with Device and Software Updates:
Uncover the importance of regular updates for your devices and software. Stay ahead of vulnerabilities and keep your digital arsenal in top-notch condition.

4. Fortify Your Digital Perimeter: Secure Your WiFi:
Your WiFi is the gateway to your digital kingdom. Learn the ropes of securing it to prevent unauthorized access and protect sensitive information.

5. Mastering Passwords with Password Managers:
Dive into the world of password managers and witness how they can revolutionize how you manage and secure your passwords.

Don't wait until the alarms go off – be proactive in securing your digital space! Head to my website for the complete Cybersecurity and Privacy Checklist that will empower you in the ever-evolving digital landscape.

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You can also catch Craig at the following stations and channels:

With Jim Polito at 0836 on Tuesdays
WTAG AM 580 - FM 94.9
Talk 1200
News Radio 920 & 104.7 FM WHJJ
NewsRadio 560 WHYN
WXTK
Craigs Show Airs 0600 Saturday and Sunday

With  Jeff Katz 1630 - Tuesdays
WRVA 96.1 FM, 1140 AM

WGAN
Matt Gagnon 0730 Wednesdays
Craigs Show Airs 1700 Saturday

WGIR 610 & News Radio 96.7
Chris Ryan 0730 Mondays
Craigs Show Airs 1130 Saturday

On the Internet:
Tune-In (WGAN)
Radio.com (WRVA)
iHeartRadio (WGIR, WTAG, and other stations)

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