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Domestic Violence Statistics And How You Can Safely Help | Safety.com

Domestic Violence Statistics And How You Can Safely Help | Safety.com | personal protection | Scoop.it
When it comes to feeling truly safe and free from harm, there is no place that should bring you that comfort more than your own home. But it's within homes that one of the most under-reported and scarring crimes takes place: domestic violence.
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Looking to help a good cause or volunteer some time? This sounds like a great cause and it sounds like they really need the volunteer help. Also a good place to send your old phones!!

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Personal Security Tips For Improved Personal Safety

Personal Security Tips For Improved Personal Safety | personal protection | Scoop.it
Crime will enter your life at some point you can count on that. The police can't protect you. It is up to you. How do you do that? Learn how right here.
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Crime is all around us-how you will react if you are the next victim of crime is up to you. Are you ready?
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Following mall carjacking, self-defense expert offers safety tips

Following mall carjacking, self-defense expert offers safety tips | personal protection | Scoop.it
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Police are three days into a search for a man accused of stealing a woman's car at gunpoint outside Oak Park Mall, and tracking him down is proving to be tricky. The good new...
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Some very good tips and information on protecting yourself from being carjacked.

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'The Year of Shaken Trust': Looking at high-profile hacking in 2014

'The Year of Shaken Trust': Looking at high-profile hacking in 2014 | personal protection | Scoop.it
Perhaps more than any other, 2014 has been a year dominated by hacking news.
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Hacking seems to be the biggest threat of 2014!

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Don't Get Scammed by ATM Skimming | Navy Federal Credit Union

Don't Get Scammed by ATM Skimming | Navy Federal Credit Union | personal protection | Scoop.it
Learn how to spot and avoid ATM skimmers to keep your account information safe.
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Some very good tips on keeping your banking safe as well as safe use of ATM's.

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Hideez Technology, Inc Launches Kickstarter Project for Safeband: A Unique Personal Security Solution - Press Release - Digital Journal

Crowfunding is sought to bring this first-of-its-kind wearable tech to the market.Leawood, KS -- (ReleaseWire) -- 12/16/2014 -- SafeBand is a smart, secure and trustworthy solution to keep daily life as protected as possible. Combining the latest technology with the most useful features in a safety device while protected by a waterproof steel case and offering unprecedent 20-day battery life, SafeBand is unique in every way. SafeBand can protect everything and everyone we care about.
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What a great product! I hope to find out more so I can offer on my site. Any product to protect children is ok in my book!

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Uber’s Android app is reportedly collecting a huge amount of data without your knowledge [updated]

Uber’s Android app is reportedly collecting a huge amount of data without your knowledge [updated] | personal protection | Scoop.it
Uber has been recently hit by various controversies, and it looks like the company’s PR team will have one more thing to clean up: its Android application. According to a report from Joe’s Security...
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Another app to be aware of.

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How cybercriminals scam consumers during the holiday season

How cybercriminals scam consumers during the holiday season | personal protection | Scoop.it
McAfee announced its annual “12 Scams of the Holidays” list, which includes the most popular ways cybercriminals scam consumers during the h...
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Just in time for the holiday season-how not to get scammed!!

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Self-defense experts teach women how to protect themselves from possible abduction

Self-defense experts teach women how to protect themselves from possible abduction | personal protection | Scoop.it
SEATTLE -- Police have released terrifying footage of an abduction in Philadelphia.  It shows a man appearing to drag a woman down the street and force her into a car. Police released the video, ho...
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Great video on showing women what to do should they find themselves in the situation of being abducted. Sometimes a video showing one what to do is worth 20 articles to read!!

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Cyber security needed in all aspects of life

Cyber security needed in all aspects of life | personal protection | Scoop.it
October marks the 11th annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month, a time to educate citizens on ways to make the Internet safer and more secure for all users.
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Good article with some very important tips!

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More Women Seeking Self-Defense Classes To Protect Themselves

More Women Seeking Self-Defense Classes To Protect Themselves | personal protection | Scoop.it
Women are taking safety into their own hands by studying self-defense and practicing in case of an attack.
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More and more women are taking action to make sure they are not the next victim of a crime. Watch for the coming of our new site soon: Best Protection for Women which promises some great free education for all women!

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Seniors kick it up a notch at Expo event

Seniors kick it up a notch at Expo event | personal protection | Scoop.it
People attending the 2014 The Terrell Tribune Senior Expo on Thursday kicked up a notch thanks to local Move Fitness instructor and sensei Lisa Oglesby Sudbury.
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More and more seniors are seeking out classes and instruction on self defense!

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Vienna Girl Scout Coordinates Self-defense Workshop

Girl Scout Alison (Aly) Luckett of Vienna, an 11th grader at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, coordinated a Self-Defense Workshop that was presented by the Fairfax County Police.
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Here is one young woman who knows the importance of staying protected. As more and more college students feel the effects of criminal attacks, parents, teens and others need to help to educate how students can stay safe in the wake of increased crime. 

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Practical Self Defense For Women

Practical Self Defense For Women | personal protection | Scoop.it
Owner/Principal Trainer Stephen Stern from Common Sense Fitness shows Meghan Yost and Lajeune Hollis practical self defense for women.
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More good infomation on self defense for women.

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Why Colleges Should Pay More Attention to the Quality of Self-Defense Training

Why Colleges Should Pay More Attention to the Quality of Self-Defense Training | personal protection | Scoop.it
Thanks in part to new mandates from the federal government, colleges and universities are more proactive about sexual violence than they were when I started school. Yet the quality of self-defense programs have not improved nearly enough....
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Very good article with some interesting points on both women's self defense and rape prevention.

 

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New Year's Resolutions for Better Security in 2015

New Year's Resolutions for Better Security in 2015 | personal protection | Scoop.it
The countdown is over and the confetti has been cleaned up. It's time to make resolutions for a better and improved me. Why should information security take a back seat to my health and personal goals? In 2015, I resolve to take charge of my data security and personal privacy.
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Is brushing up your security for the new year included in your resolution for the year ahead? Perhaps it should be!

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The SBC & BYOD: Helping With Mobile Device Security

The SBC & BYOD: Helping With Mobile Device Security | personal protection | Scoop.it
An SBC can play several key roles in securing mobile endpoint devices.
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Beware when away from home that your device is secure when hooked up.

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Help Save the Next Girl holds self defense class in Gold's Gym

Help Save the Next Girl holds self defense class in Gold's Gym | personal protection | Scoop.it
ROANOKE (WSLS10) People in Roanoke are joining forces to help keep women safe
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This sounds like a great opportunity and perhaps more Gold's gyms will do also!

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In search of security, convenience and control

In search of security, convenience and control | personal protection | Scoop.it
Are homes getting smarter? According to information from the front lines of the home-automation industry, the answer is, “yes.”
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Smart homes are becoming one of the best ways for home and family protection.

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Realtors get schooled in self-defense

Realtors get schooled in self-defense | personal protection | Scoop.it
MERRIAM, Kan. -- The kidnapping and murder of an Arkansas real estate agent put a fear in realtors across the country. Here in the metro, a group is trading that fear for awareness. Forty-nine-year...
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Everyone needs to be aware of self defense, but those in certain jobs such as real estate, have even more need than most to know about recognizing danger and self protection.

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'Quick thinking' helped abduction victims escape

'Quick thinking' helped abduction victims escape | personal protection | Scoop.it
Authorites in both Philadelphia and Charles City County said the victims allegedly abducted by Delvin Barnes aided in their own rescue/escape.
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Luckily these girls used their heads and saved their lives; would you know what to do?

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Google passes security tips to Whittier students

Google passes security tips to Whittier students | personal protection | Scoop.it
Sioux Falls students received Internet security tips from Google last week.
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Part of education now needs to include  security of personal  identity information.

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Social Security: Trick, don't treat, cyber criminals

Social Security: Trick, don't treat, cyber criminals | personal protection | Scoop.it
Kids and kids at heart look forward to the end of October, when we use tricks and treats in equal measure to celebrate Halloween.
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Here's something in the spirit of Halloween for all to read and put into practice!

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Local Women’s Safety Group Kicks Off Initiative To Get Criminals Off Streets - CBS Philly

Local Women’s Safety Group Kicks Off Initiative To Get Criminals Off Streets - CBS Philly | personal protection | Scoop.it
An organization of women dedicated to staying safe in Philadelphia is holding a walk on Saturday to raise money.
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Sounds like we need more groups like this and more women like these!!

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Top 10 Security Tips for National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Top 10 Security Tips for National Cyber Security Awareness Month | personal protection | Scoop.it
In case you were not aware, we are in the midst of National Cyber Security Month. And, given all of the seemingly daily disclosures of security breaches it is hard to under estimate that term 'awareness.' It is not just the organizations we work for that need to be on constant guard, but all of us need to do our part in keeping our personal information secure and our devices protected.
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With cyber crimes on the increase, one should find these tips extremely helpful.

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With recent stranger danger alerts, young girls take self-defense

With recent stranger danger alerts, young girls take self-defense | personal protection | Scoop.it

The Valley is on high alert after several disturbing incidents took place right next to high schools Friday.

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Please teach your young daughters what to do should a stranger approach them in this manner!

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Hanging imminent for woman who killed in self-defense

Hanging imminent for woman who killed in self-defense | personal protection | Scoop.it
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For those who live in the US or other coutries which recognize the right to self defense, remember this poor woman who was only trying to prevent being raped.

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