Our society has a way of growing in the blink of an eye, but with so much happening, it's hard to keep up. With crime rates on the rise and a new type of criminal known as cybercriminals, more and more people like you and me are becoming victims of violent crimes each year, which is why we've brought you five essential safety tips that will help you stay on top of your personal safety this year.
It's important to keep your phone charged at all times, especially if you're going to be out and about late at night. This is one of the best ways to ensure that you have access to all the information you need when you need it.
To keep your phone charged when you're out and about late at night, consider using an external battery pack with you. You never know when you'll need to make a call or text someone in a pinch, which is why it's critical that your phone is always charged up.
Storing your personal information in a safe place is one of the best ways to keep your identity and belongings safe.
In today's world, keeping your personal documents safe can be tricky. You might not have a safe at home or in the office, so where do you keep your documents? You can store them on a memory stick or hard drive, but that's not always practical, especially if you don't have a computer or printer. Instead, you can use HelpYouFind.Me to store the digital copies of your important personal documents on your phone, tablet or computer. This way, they're always with you!
At HelpYouFind.Me we want to make sure you are always in control of your digital identity and privacy. We understand that maintaining your personal data is a lot of work, so we've made it as easy as possible for you to store and keep copies of your IDs and other important documents on us.
We have an end-to-end encrypted system that allows us to store all of your information with the highest level of security possible. Our goal at HelpYouFind.Me is to help you find peace of mind by making sure that only those you trust can access your data.
If you're like most people, you probably don't feel like you need a safety kit for your car. But if you want to be prepared for the unexpected, this is a great way to start.
Here are some of the things you should include in your kit:
It's always a good idea to let someone know where you're going and with whom, especially if you're going to be away for more than a couple of hours or even a day.
By using HelpYouFind.Me, you can securely update your loved ones when you’re on the move. Our HYFM Telegram Bot allows you to share your current location pin with others who have joined your Safety Network. On the HYF.M Friend Feed, you can also let your friends and family know about your trips' itineraries - including flight and hotel details and so much more.
This way they'll be able to keep an eye out for your safety while also being kept up to date with all of the fun activities that are sure to come along with whatever trip you're planning!
We know that you are often alone when you're out in public, but that doesn't mean you should be. The world can be a scary place—and it's even scarier if you can't see or hear what's going on around you.
Look up from your phone and take note of where you are. If someone is walking behind you, check out their face and body language to see if they seem safe or threatening. If they look like they're walking toward trouble, get away from them as fast as possible. If they look like they might be heading toward help, then go towards them and let them know what's happening so that they have time to get themselves out of danger.
Remember, safety is a priority for the year ahead. You'll find the above five tips helpful when it comes to staying vigilant about your own safety and that of others around you.
Added safety protocols into your routine will do far more than just keep you out of danger. They will ensure that you are aware of your surroundings, minimize the number of risks you expose yourself to, and help you react quickly in response to any emergency situations that may arise. You can't read too many books on security or spend too much time practicing safety techniques; you have to stay alert, plan ahead, and brief yourself on delicate topics. Keep this in mind and everything should fall into place.
Secure your digital life: How to protect your passwords from hackers
What if one day you wake up and discover that all your personal data has been compromised? Whether that is financial data, health data, or just your favorite family vacation memories, it sounds like a nightmare, right? It could happen if you don't protect your personal electronic accounts and devices’ passwords from hackers.
Social media & Holidays: avoiding oversharing
The festive season is here and those who love to post on social media don't waste their time sharing the latest activities they are participating in. No matter your age, sometimes unconsciously you may be sharing extra data that is better not to expose because can find its way into the hands of thieves and scammers who can see you’re not at home. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to help reduce the chances of accidentally oversharing and protect your privacy, as well as the privacy of your friends and family.
Five simple ways to prevent identity theft in 2023
The internet has made communication easier and faster. **It’s accelerated the pace of business and allowed people to find their voices and express themselves through social media.** Unfortunately, is not all sunshine and rainbows, the digital era also come up with dark shadows, and one of them is identity theft. Therefore, if you haven't implemented measures to protect your personal information through the internet, 2023 is an excellent year to start. Keep reading and find out simple ways to prevent identity theft.