Take Time to Explore Security Settings
Whether it is financial management software, instant
messaging or a social networking website, take the time to see what
security settings are offered to protect you and your information.
Follow these steps for all of the software you use, not just email.
- Go to Options or Preferences
- Every program is different, so look for words like "Privacy", "Safety" or "Security" and click on them.
the most restrictive option (i.e. only let the people you approve view
your information or contact you — or the one that best accommodates your
- Save the settings.