Top 10 Tips for Protecting Yourself and Your Data Online | Tech Talks | DigitalOcean

No matter how strong your security may be, humans will be the primary attacking point. Learn how to protect yourself online, and by extension, your systems. Sharpen your awareness of social engineering techniques and how attackers gain access to systems.

About the Presenter
Mason Egger is currently a Developer Advocate at DigitalOcean, specializing in cloud infrastructure, distributed systems, and Python. Prior to his work at DigitalOcean, he was an SRE (Site Reliability Engineer), helping build and maintain a highly available hybrid multi-cloud PaaS. Connect with @masonegger on Twitter:


0:00 Introduction
1:32 Security misconceptions
4:30 Social engineering
6:58 Key-based authentication
8:01 Oversharing on the internet
9:48 Backups & restoration
12:28 Phishing
15:07 Protecting your devices & identity
24:20 Keeping your software updated
26:47 Changing default passwords
28:42 Caring for your loved ones
30:09 Password managers
32:30 Principle of least privilege (PoLP)
37:50 Strong passwords
57:21 Two-factor authentication (2FA)
1:00:47 Q&A

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