The Importance of Protecting your Online Identity: 5 Tips to get started

Guest writer: Layal Khatib*

Security is a very important factor in every individual’s life. We secure our houses, finances, jewelry, cars, and other assets we find valuable, through setting up various defense techniques to counter potential robberies. Technology has taken over our daily activities, and has created additional assets that are now considered as valuable as owning a car or house. This includes digital data like emails, photos, banking accounts, etc. Similar to our physical assets, we have the responsibility of protecting our digital data (and which includes emails, bank details, photos, etc.) against potential security threats, identified in the online-world as cyber threats and crimes.

Securing your online presence does not necessarily require technical knowledge. Below are 5 tips to help you:

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Finding the Right Mix between “Too Broad” and “Too Restricting”: 5 tips to guide you to the road of developing a good strategy

Guest Writer: Ghinwa Mikdashi*

One of the biggest pitfalls civil society actors fall into is drafting a strategy that targets others before it targets them internally. Developed well, a strategy serves as your guiding star; your chaperon to ensure that you fulfill your aim towards yourself first, and towards your stakeholders second. Here are some tips that can help guide you in developing a proper strategy:

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