Great Read Roundup: Privacy Awareness & Protection

Image of Great Reads LogoAn 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.

People, Please Don’t Store Private Data in Your Address Book
(4 minute read)

Why it matters: While your address book may be sacred to your business and central to your life, it is one of the most exposed repositories of information on your smart phone. In this piece from WIRED, learn why storing sensitive information in your address book is a really bad idea, and some practical alternatives to the practice.

How to See the Contacts You May Have Unknowingly Handed Over to Facebook
(5 minute read)

Why it matters: Ever feel a bit spooked when Facebook recommends you friend someone or makes connections in your life you never remember sharing? Guess what? You may have shared more than you think. In this piece, learn how to unearth what you’ve shared with Facebook contact-wise, how to mitigate your exposure, and how to manage it going forward.

Dropbox Hackers Stole 68 Million Passwords
(5 minute read)

Why it matters: If you use Dropbox to sync valuable data or backup private information, you need to immediately take note of this security breach and take steps to update your password. It’s possible Dropbox has already asked you to act, but if not, read this piece to check if you’re affected and how to protect yourself.

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