12.07.2022 13:30

Women’s Safety in Digital World

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As we all know, everyone is living a digital life and following a trending lifestyle. In this, we all can connect to anyone in any part of the world.

The Internet has become our second life but security in the digital world matters a lot. Because cyber crimes and other mischievous activities create into the digital environment.

The latest technologies and networking sites need a high level of security, especially workplaces of women’s needs more security due to the nature of our modern digitally depends on the work environment.

For most young girls and women in India, the internet has become a double-edged sword. Does one sign up for the vault of opportunities online and run the risk of facing harassment? What is the safety net online?

It also explores more steps that women should follow for safe and secure working in the social digital world but security in the digital world is the most important concern.

The internet is an impressive tool but the internet is not a neutral place. This International Women’s Day, we would like to celebrate positive stories and provide practical tips, accessible tools for women’s digital safety, security, and privacy.

The Digital World Needs More Safety and Should Follow These Steps-

Browsing Safely and Anonymously

If you browsing the web, personal data and internet activity are all collected and recorded as data. This personal data includes sensitive information like credit card data, physical location, sexual preferences, religion, health, and others. This data is extremely valuable to companies, governments and can be exploited & attacked by women.

The cookies are small pieces of data stored by websites on your devices and originally designed to remind your previous choices on a website such as form fields, shopping card items, and language choices.

Secure Accounts and Communications

Staying safe online means protecting your communications and accounts against identity theft and hacking. When it comes to securing personal accounts, strong passwords are key.

Here are the latest rules that you have to create strong passwords to use. It reduces the risk of hacking is to activating two factors of authentication.

Gaming Safely

To stay safe from harassment or sexism, there are a couple of things that you have to keep in mind. If you are using a social media profile, don’t use a real photo of yourself for your profile, and don’t give any personal information in chats, such as your phone number or location.

Facing and Recovering from Online Harassment

In women’s security, heartMob is a supportive tool where people can document the harassment, what they experience on social media.

In India, National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) shows that cybercrimes against women have increased cases from 2017 to 2022.

The purpose of “Women’s Security in Social media” is secured that all women in social networks could be safe.

Nowadays most of them are finding a new friend via social network sites. The big problem is getting anonymous messages from someone, here we can secure the unwanted message from an unknown person.

And the conclusion is, you have to be safe or very careful about your social media accounts. And yes women are not weak our society is weak. In every field, women play a great role and should appreciate things so women can do whatever they want in their life.

If society starts appreciating women, that day women will be unstoppable, unstoppable, and unstoppable.

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