E Safety


What is Protecting your data

You have to know your device before you make the first call or send the first text message
password are a must.
  • You have to make sure that your device is password protected.
  • Ensure that the password you pick is effective.
  • Configure your settings to ensurethat your device locks after a short peroids of time.
  • You have to make sure that you keep track of important information.
  • You need to Have your IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) number written down or stored somewhere safe (you may access this number by typing *#06# in to your device or by looking on the back of your device behind the battery).
You have to keep your eye for red flags.

  • Do not click on any links from emails or text messages that seem suspicious.
  • Monitor your wireless bill for charges that seem suspect in case your device has been compromised.

e phone-smart

  • Clear the device of all personal data when recycling your cell phone (see http://www.recyclemycell.ca/recycling-your-device/ for device-specific instructions).
  • If using your mobile device to log on to Web sites, make sure that you completely log out after each session.
  • Use only secure Wi-Fi networks.
  • Turn off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections when not in use.
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