Child Safety in Cars (infographic)

From the first car ride from the hospital on, parents are responsible for the safety of their children in the car. Besides the car seat and obviously safe driving, this is just the beginning. The following infographic helps set the stage for many years of preparing for safety in your vehicle.
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5 Ways Term Life Insurance Can Protect Your Children’s Future

Life is an uncertain thing, and smart parents are always thinking of ways to make the future more secure for their children. Could term life insurance provide benefits that would insure a more secure future for your kids? Take a look at this infographic and decide for yourself.

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Popular Baby Names in America

What’s in a name?  According to new parents… a lot!  What are the most popular names in America?  Check out the following infographic and discover the latest trends in naming newborns.

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Ways to Protect Your Connection

One of the common reasons why there are attacks is because of unsecure connections. When you have unsecure connections, hackers can easily get through your system. Of course, once they get in your system, you are familiar with what will happen. Identity theft, loss of personal information, access to your personal files and many other crimes are the consequences of unsecure lines. You need worry however. You can protect your connection in simple ways.

Make sure you install and turn on the security features of your computer. Some of the security features of your computer include antivirus programs, anti-spyware and of course your firewall. When you turn these security features you won’t be prone to virus attacks. You will also be protected from spyware and phishing programs that will try to steal sensitive information from your computer. Firewalls protect your computer from illegal intrusions and unauthorized entries.

There will be times when you will be required to access a public network. When you do this, you have to turn off public sharing feature and your network sharing feature. This is because public networks are usually unsecure and there are a lot of people who access these networks. There might be hackers accessing these networks and when they come across an unsecure computer, they might attack it.

Try to check for secure connection especially when you do bank transactions. You need to check for security certificate when you do online transactions. Make sure that your URL is secure. One sure sign is https instead of http. When you do these steps, you will surely keep your connections secure.

Protect Your Identity When Using the Internet

There are many threats that you can find in the internet. In social media websites alone, you can become a victim to cyberbullying or to online scamming. Your kids are not safe either. They can become victims to online predators. You must therefore find ways to protect your kids when they are using the internet. Here are some ways to protect you and your kids every time they go online.

You need to protect you and your kids’ identity. There are different ways to do it. First, don’t use lazy passwords. Never use a password that has 1234. It is like giving the key to your front door when you use this password. Also remind your kids not to use the same password to different accounts. This may be a convenient choice but you and your kids are exposed to attacks. Use passwords that are complicated and not easy to guess.

Before installing anything, you need to read the user-license agreement in anything that you install. You need to know the files that will be copied to your computer and the location of the files. You should also be careful in checking updates and subscription during installations. Every time you install a program, you will be asked to check the checkbox about automatic subscription and downloads.

Once you follow these safety suggestions, you’ll be safe from attacks. Remember  that when you protect your identity, criminals will have nothing to work on and they will have nowhere to start especially when they plan of attacking you online.