THE internet was one of the greatest inventions of the 20th century – offering you an encyclopedia of information at the click of your fingertips. With this digital world at your fingertips, it has inevitably come with dangers.

While installing up-to-date internet security software on your computer or phone is the first step to protecting your data, there’s plenty more you can do.

Here are a couple of tips to bear in mind. Firstly, get yourself educated. It’s a big, wide, scary world on the internet, and your best chance is to learn about what you’re up against. 

Secondly, check your privacy settings. This seems really obvious, but so many people don’t do it, or at least don’t do it properly.

Thirdly, most of us are using one or more Google products. use. Hence it’s no surprise Google decided to help its users be safer, easier, and has devised additional products ou can use free and whenever you need them.

Here’s how you can protect yourself and enjoy the internet safely:

Five easy tips to help you stay safe online