Published on May 28th, 2017 | by Guest0
10 Ways to Tighten Security on a Public WiFi [Infographic]
A recent report published on Statista stated that 22% of the world’s population uses Facebook with over 1.6 billion daily visitors. In US alone, over 68% of the adults use Facebook which refers to the entire population and not just internet users.
Today, social media has transformed into a big commercial avenue. It started off as a networking means but has taken a new shape in the recent years, inviting more competitive entities and exploring the commercial side.
Ecommerce and online banking are the next in the queue with more and more people resorting to online shopping and business transactions. So the internet is expanding and getting bigger day by day.
Some time back, the internet was accessed via computers but with the advent of technology, the mobile presence for individuals and businesses has grown by leaps and bounds.
With cutting edge technology, it brings in the potential to exploit the gaps as well. Even the biggest of organizations globally have been a victim of cyber crimes recently which means everyone is equally vulnerable.
The aforementioned figures are massive and encouraging for social players but in addition, this is equally heartening for the hacking community.
Internet security is still not taken seriously by most of us but we are any day wary of data theft.
While it is somewhat safer when we access wifi on a private network but we certainly need to be cautious when on a public wifi network.
Take a look at this infographic to know more.