Tag Archives: privacy

Stop Snoops with Snowden’s “Haven”

Edward Snowden has developed an app which he hopes will help everyday citizens use the technology inside of smartphones to help catch snoops. The app is called “Haven.” As reported by The Verge: “Installed on a cheap burner Android device, Haven sends notifications to your personal, main phone in the event that your laptop has been [...]

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Protect Your Accounts with YubiKey

Passwords are no longer enough when it comes to shielding your personal information from snoops and hackers. Two-factor authentication (2FA) is the next standard for securing logins to your most sensitive accounts. Not familiar with 2FA? You can get a quick overview here. From the primer: “Two Factor Authentication, also known as 2FA, two step verification [...]

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Reconnect with Your Privacy with Disconnect.me

If you’ve ever felt like your right to privacy online is impossible to preserve, you might want to check out a tool designed to help you fight back against ad tracking, malware, and those snooping programs which sap your battery life. Disconnect.me claims to “defend the digital you.” Used by over 50 million people worldwide, the [...]

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Secure Your Communication with ProtonMail

As a real estate agent, you deal with a lot of sensitive information on your clients’ behalf. In a world where online security breaches and identity theft are rampant, you might consider upgrading your email security with ProtonMail. ProtonMail is a secure email provider based in Switzerland. Not only does the service offer end-to-end encryption, but [...]

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Browse Fast & Be Private with Firefox Focus

If internet speeds keep getting faster, why do so many websites seem to be getting slower? In a word: Advertising. More than ever we’re being tracked across the web. Behavior tracking is used to build profiles of who we are, what we like, and how we can be best marketed to on a click-by-click basis. [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Facing Fears, Procrastination, & Privacy Control

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in which we highlight some of the best pieces we’ve read recently and why they might expand your mind or help with your real estate career. 8 Lessons for Entrepreneurs from Best-Selling Author and Therapist Phil Stutz (7 minute read) Why it matters: Phil Stutz [...]

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Is Your Password Strong Enough?

The security of your privacy and your clients’ privacy begins with strong passwords. If you’ve never thought too much about the complexity of your passwords and how well your information is protected, you may want to check out this article “Best Practices for Password Mindfulness.” One interesting tool featured in the article is the website [...]

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Resolving Your Privacy Paradox

Here’s the privacy paradox in a nutshell: You know you should take steps to protect your data, but you feel powerless to do anything. You don’t necessarily trust those who you share your data with, but you keep doing it anyway. You’re not alone. The issue is widespread. Fortunately, there are resources out there designed [...]

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How to Reboot Your Twitter Account

If you’ve had a Twitter account for a long time, you might have thousands of tweets, many of which you may not even remember. If you suspect more than a few of those might have been made in the heat of the moment or the bottom of a Friday night wine bottle, you may want [...]

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Re-thinking Tech Choices

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in which we highlight some of the best pieces we’ve read recently and why they might expand your mind or help with your real estate career Alexa and Google Home Record What You Say. But What Happens to That Data? (10 minute read) Why [...]

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