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- Ava Garcia
December 21, 2009, 12:03 pm
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Internet has proved to be an efficient medium of obtaining
at low cost. No matter where you are you can gain any information
through internet. Without any condition this technology has proved to
be beneficial to its user.
Along with such advancement in technology, it carries some drawbacks
also. The privacy of its users is at stake. Accessing internet become
an easy task, but risky as well. The task of maintaining the data
privacy and security on Internet is left to the free market because
does not allow any government intervention. Thus the task of
maintaining the privacy will become an expensive task.
The concept of Internet privacy and security has lead to the
development of some strict security measures, and softwares, which
checks for the privacy of a user connected to internet. Some prying
eyes are always on almost all the computers connected to internet.
They are in search of sweeping the users important information and
credential's. When you are filling out an online form, the
you entered might be tracked and your shopping and interest behavior
may be analyzed. After maintaining such a database of information the
tracking companies will send false forms and will advertise on the
products you like.
A very simple way of achieving privacy is through the controlled
disclosure of personal information. They should be a bit careful
being online. Their should be smart and cautious enough to submit
their information only on the authorized websites. But before
submitting the information it is recommended to go through the
policy of the company and to ensure how safe your information is, and
what they do with your information.
The other steps are to go for a trusted security application which
guarantee providing a better level of security to your privacy. They
are the antivirus applications, Internet security softwares, and
various other security packages. The way of selecting the best
security approach is to trust a company who is in the business of
providing better approach for protecting the privacy and security on
Internet. In case of the antivirus program, the virus scanning engine
looks for the uneven and abnormal behaving programs. When the
engine strikes such a program which is trying to damage your machine
then depending upon its capability, it will either quarantine or
delete the program. You can also get tech support services online by
reputed tech support companies.
Internet security softwares are a collection of an antivirus utility,
firewall and others. The combination of all these utilities protect
your privacy from being stolen and also prevents the damage which can
be caused with the threat.