crn5000-inc2015 BPTW logo
Contact us today!
(918) 770-8738

Integrated Business Technologies Blog

Integrated Business Technologies has been serving the Broken Arrow area since 2007, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

Tip of the Week: Using These Websites Can Help Preserve Your Privacy

Everyone has a right to privacy. However, with the popularity of social networks, the Internet is a very hard place to remain a private individual. Digital communication is everywhere. Cybercrime has become a fairly regular event. This week’s tip of the week takes a glance at three websites that you can use to help enforce your right to privacy.

Have I Been Pwned
This website is a great tool that allows users to securely enter their email address and run a search to determine if their account has ever been involved in a data loss or cybercrime event. With nearly 4 billion comprised records in their data base, it can’t hurt to check up on yourself every now and again.

Account Killer
Many people have at least one or two old email accounts that are no longer used and all but forgotten. However, there is a chance that these out-of-sight, out-of-mind accounts could give a hacker the information they need to find a vulnerability and exploit your information.

Just because you don’t want to leave a trail of breadcrumbs doesn’t necessary mean that you’re doing something unsavory. The fact is that anonymous browsing does have its purpose. For example, many travel websites will offer lower pricing on flights when they can’t see where you’re located. Or maybe you want to search for a surprise birthday gift on a computer that is shared by everyone in a household.

Truthfully, when it comes to digital privacy issues, it is much easier to take steps to prevent issues from happening than it is to try and erase the incident from the Internet. The Internet never forgets. Learn more tips and hints about data security and best practices here.



No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Friday, 20 July 2018
If you'd like to register, please fill in the username, password and name fields.

Captcha Image

Sign Up for Our Newsletter

  • First Name *
  • Last Name *

      Free Consultation

      Sign up today for a
      FREE Network Consultation

      How secure is your IT infrastructure?
      Let us evaluate it for free!

      Sign up Now!


      Tag Cloud

      Security Technology Tip of the Week Privacy Managed Service Provider Business Management Cloud Internet Microsoft Business Computing Best Practices Saving Money Productivity Workplace Tips IT Services Backup Hosted Solutions Hackers Mobile Devices Email Malware Software IT Support Business Small Business Hardware Network Data Communication Server Smartphones Upgrade VoIP Google Windows Computer Business Continuity Mobile Device Management Virtualization Efficiency Microsoft Office Disaster Recovery Miscellaneous Innovation Mobile Office Vendor Management Holiday Gadgets Social Media BYOD Outsourced IT Mobile Computing Android Smartphone Data Backup Quick Tips Passwords User Tips Managed IT services Network Security WiFi Bring Your Own Device Tech Term Windows 10 Internet of Things Browser The Internet of Things Ransomware Spam Best Practice Remote Monitoring Trending Operating System Apple Remote Computing Users Data Recovery Alert Wireless Technology Data Management Going Green Content Filtering Artificial Intelligence Firewall History Gmail Save Money Facebook Printer Tech Support IT Consultant Encryption Information Technology Current Events Managed IT App Customer Relationship Management Unified Threat Management Big Data Office Analytics IT Solutions Lithium-ion Battery Humor Saving Time Antivirus Document Management Cloud Computing Avoiding Downtime Paperless Office Maintenance Hard Drives Applications Employer-Employee Relationship Windows 8 Router Two-factor Authentication Compliance Automation Cybersecurity Office Tips Retail Phishing Bandwidth Apps Application IT service Virus Digital Payment Mobile Device Chrome VPN Business Growth Risk Management Fax Server Outlook Health Productivity Website Customer Service Hacking Computers Managed IT Services Marketing Phone System Excel Collaboration Project Management Budget Proactive IT Computer Repair Regulations Mouse Recovery Money Data Security Training Net Neutrality Running Cable Social Licensing File Sharing PowerPoint User Error Social Networking Wi-Fi Unified Communications Co-Managed IT Tablet Infrastructure Office 365 iPhone Password Government Administration Presentation Augmented Reality Inbound Marketing Search Piracy Virtual Desktop USB Business Owner Internet Exlporer Files Sports Smart Technology Hacker User Point of Sale Programming Mobile Security Company Culture Analyitcs Twitter IoT Mobility Education Specifications Safety Settings Flexibility Hosted Solution IBM Tip of the week Cost Management Wireless Data storage Cybercrime Save Time Help Desk Wearable Technology Robot Hiring/Firing Alerts Printing Display End of Support LiFi Computing Statistics IT Support Vulnerability Intranet Competition Business Intelligence Blockchain HIPAA Network Congestion Recycling eWaste Downtime Data loss Redundancy Scam BDR Knowledge Environment CIO Scheduling Mobile Assessment Fraud Mirgation Telephony Access Control Solid State Drive Bluetooth Online Currency Samsung Smart Tech Identity Theft Cyber Monday Legal Experience Troubleshooting Debate Managing Stress IT Management Computer Accessories Business Technology Storage SharePoint Heating/Cooling Alt Codes Consumers Crowdfunding Connectivity YouTube Enterprise Content Management Network Management Networking Migration Machine Learning Downloads Typing Distributed Denial of Service IP Address Google Drive How To Vulnerabilities Windows 10 Hotspot Touchscreen Chatbots Private Cloud Multi-Factor Security Refrigeration Cryptocurrency Disaster Macro Star Wars Managed IT Service Google Docs Geography Language Techology Identity Public Cloud Google Calendar Bitcoin Digital Signature Memory Utility Computing Software Tips Break Fix Laptop communications High-Speed Internet Server Management Computing Infrastructure Sync Legislation Hacks Gaming Console Documents Conferencing Healthcare Dark Web Halloween Disaster Resistance Entrepreneur Development Cooperation Motherboard PC Care Mobile Device Managment Undo PDF Value People Hard Drive Data Warehousing 5G Scary Stories Virtual Reality IT Consulting Cables eBay Patch Management Staff Remote Support Modem Leadership Software as a Service Skype Streaming Media Cache New Additions Microsoft Excel Monitors Operations SaaS Data Breach Deep Learning Adminstration Print Server Wires Text Messaging Work Station Cookies G Suite Technology Tips Domains Google Wallet 3D Writing LinkedIn Management Congratulations Fun Virtual Private Network Chromebook Technology Laws Word Law Firm IT Video Surveillance Nanotechnology Travel Comparison Public Speaking Drones Windows 8.1 Update Cortana Social Engineering Best Available Buisness Enterprise Resource Planning Permissions IT Technicians Unified Threat Management Identities Screen Reader Black Friday Backups

      Top Blog

      Basically, any machine that uses fans and vents to cool itself can overheat if airflow is restricted. If you have used a laptop on your lap for an extended session, then you know what we are talking about when the computer becomes hot to the touch. Every portable device is designed a little diffe...