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Protect Your Privacy With Mobile Computing

In the past few years there has been a dramatic increase in mobile computing and devices. This is partly due to the Olds College iPad initiative, but also with many personal (Bring Your Own Devices) such as mobile phones, tablets and laptop computers.

With the increase in mobile computing and the use of wireless technology it is important to remember general security guidelines to prevent identity theft and the ability for others to gain access to your personal information.

Below you will find a few quick links to some basic information that will help you protect your identity and the security of your personal mobile devices.

iCloud security and privacy overview: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4865

Apple ID & Security questions: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5312

General iPad security: http://www.macworld.com/article/1160313/iPad_security.html

iPad security tips: http://netsecurity.about.com/od/security101/a/Ipad-Security-Tips.htm

10 Incredibly Simple Things You Should Be Doing To Protect Your Privacy http://www.forbes.com/sites/kashmirhill/2012/08/23/10-incredibly-simple-things-you-should-be-doing-to-protect-your-privacy/

If you are looking for further information in regards to passwords and security in regards to your mobile computing devices, please contact:

Technology Services/Learning Commons

Phone: (403) 507-7777
Email: ITSupport@oldscollege.ca or library@oldscollege.ca
Location: Located in the Learning Resources Centre