Online Safety Is Very Important

Dated: 07/02/2012

Views: 3216

Recently I had the opportunity to speak with a well know Southern New Jersey Regional Hospital Secuirty Director. He told me some of the new threats of online security they're facing and said I should be thinking to secure my personal identity. We all love facebook, but you should be very cautious of what information others can see. 

He was recently hired by a very large home building company to do a study of their network security. He found an alarming 20+ % of usernames and passwords to be USERNAME & PASSWORD, this is NOT ACCEPTABLE for anyone. 

One of the newest threats are from overseas. You should never open email from any email that has an abrevieated part of their country name in it....i.e....ru (Russia), .ch (China) you get the picture. Also, you should never open an email where HELLO is in the subject line unless you know who it is from. Once you open an email, you are letting that person know that your email address is VALID and they can possibly attach some virus material to an email because you will most likely open it. 

Please be careful and also make sure your children who have email address's know this information also.

Safe surfing!

Rick Saparito Jr

I grew up in Broward County, Florida close to Ft. Lauderdale Beach. Toward the end of my senior year of High School my family moved to Barnegat, New Jersey where I met my wife Maryellen. We have 5 kid....

Latest Blog Posts

Common LBI Home Problems

Common Long Beach Island Home ProblemsMost of the issues we see in the LBI real estate market have to do with the simple fact that we live and work in a coastal environment. Beach homes are

Read More

HOME CARE TIPS

You can keep your home in tip top shape with some simple tasks throughout the year. Here are some tips for the month of September. Clean gaps between the deck boards, especially above the joists

Read More

Recycle Your Extra Bras To The Needy At Indian Summer Shop LBI That Is Part Of Worldwide Efforts

Indian Summer in Beach Haven is right out front with a good idea – bra recycling. Bring your gently used bras to the Beach Haven store during the month of October and they will be sent to

Read More

Jetty Clam Jam

A Local Surf Contest Celebrating Our Culture in the LBI Region..."We created the Clam Jam to bring our community together. We relish in the fact that new friendships are forged every year. The Jam

Read More