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OPSEC:Privacy and Security on Facebook

OPSEC:Privacy and Security on Facebook | personal protection | Scoop.it
Those of us in the Preparedness Community should always have OPSEC (operational security) in the back of our minds.  This includes when you are talking about your preps, traveling out and about and...
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For those truly concerned about protecting their personal information and security, this template article regarding facebook is very informative!

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Learn about Facebook security to protect your information. 

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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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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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“Non-Traditional Legal Analysis” of Self-Defense Case | WeaponsMan

“Non-Traditional Legal Analysis” of Self-Defense Case | WeaponsMan | personal protection | Scoop.it
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Would love to take this class and see what is presented and what oppositional views arise!

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Self-defense: What you're doing right, wrong

Self-defense: What you're doing right, wrong | personal protection | Scoop.it
Two self-defense experts visit Piedmont Park to see how easy it is for women to become distracted.
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Using everyday examples helps push the lesson through!

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Look Around Lubbock: Self defense techniques

Look Around Lubbock: Self defense techniques | personal protection | Scoop.it
Self defense techniques are something every person should know, even if it is just the basics. Whether it's fending off an attacker at night or a bully at school, Premier Marital Arts teaches self defense methods for every situation. FOX 34's Ashley Claster got a hands-on lesson in your Look Around Lubbock.
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Personal security and self defense are becoming hot topics as people refuse to just stand and be victimized.

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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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10 common mistakes in self-defense firearms training

10 common mistakes in self-defense firearms training | personal protection | Scoop.it
By Shannon Thrasher, C1 Contributor As a firearms instructor of police and civilians, a firearms store owner, and a longtime ‘gun guy,’ I like to think I’ve seen
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Good article and tips on what not to do if you have chosen a gun as your protection device.

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‘The Equalizer’ Self-Defense Training with Sifu Cliff McDuffy (Photos)

‘The Equalizer’ Self-Defense Training with Sifu Cliff McDuffy (Photos) | personal protection | Scoop.it
*In anticipation of the nationwide September 26 release of "The Equalizer," starring Denzel Washington and directed by Antoine Fuqua ("Training Day"), we ha
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Finally a movie with some value; instead of the usual gun battles and killing sprees, this movie shows the value of self defense and how to use it.

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The Survival Rule of Three - Survival at Home

The Survival Rule of Three - Survival at Home | personal protection | Scoop.it
The Survival Rule of Three Infographic by Survival at Home
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Are you aware of your most immediate needs and what you could live without and for how long? Here is a survival chart called the "Rule of Three" which tells you just what you need to survive and how long you can live without that need.

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iPwned: How easy is it to mine Apple services, devices for data?

iPwned: How easy is it to mine Apple services, devices for data? | personal protection | Scoop.it
High-end tools, simple hacks can still make iPhone data less private than we'd like.
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What do you do if your private information is hacked-read this!!

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