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Cybersecurity and Convenience Are Opposite Poles

– Medium

Steps people can take to protect their user data

This article outlines how apps that purport to perform a quick fix for people’s cybersecurity can actually do more harm than good, as they give a false sense of security.

“When a data breach occurs, those service providers would either sack their chief security officers or suspend the CEOs. This happened with Equifax, Yahoo, and many big companies. But the hacked data of the users remain in the hands of the hackers forever, which can create new problems anytime in the future.”

The author advises that we need to learn to handle our data ourselves, taking precautions such as ensuring passwords for each account are distinct and not saving passwords on mobile phones.

For the sake of your personal data security, please never get into the trap of digital convenience

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