Tech safety tips

FRESNO, Calif.

How about a new year's resolution that doesn't require breaking a sweat?

Digital health can be something you do, just sitting on the couch, you don't even have to get up. That's how easy it is.

With more Americans doing more things than ever with mobile devices and online, internet security expert Hemanshu Nigam recommends taking a few moments at the start of this year to focus on tech safety, starting with your passwords.

You have different keys for your car, your home and your real-life valuables so use the same caution, online. "Let's use a different password for everything that matters just like we use a different key for everything that matters," said Nigam

Before sharing information in a status update or tweet, think about whether you'd share that information with a stranger on the street. And keep up with privacy policies on the websites you use, especially social media, and change settings when you need to.

"Do I want to share the way its set to, or do I want to limit it, do I want to expand it to certain people and limit it to others, take those 5 minutes, reset your privacy to the way you want it, and customize," said Nigam.

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