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When Online, Free Isn’t Always Free

There are many free services available today. You can store pictures in the cloud, develop documents, send email, and connect with people - all without spending a dime.

However, free isn't always free. Many free online services will sell personal information about you to advertisers to make money. Be aware of what information you're providing online. Read website privacy policies and terms of use. Don't post information that could be exploited by a bad guy, or that you don't want made public. Also, avoid storing unencrypted sensitive information in the cloud, as you don't know who you're sharing the cloud with!

Protect Your Systems from Cyber Threats Like This

CIS Control That Helps Avoid This Issue Arrow CIS Control 17: Security Skills Assessment and Appropriate Training to Fill Gaps