My Data Is Safe, Right?

There are two parts to the online safety conversation: privacy and security. Our quiz will help determine whether you're good to go on both fronts.

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There are two parts to the online safety conversation: privacy (the right to own your data and know how it’s used by companies and the government) and security­ (how that data is safeguarded from hackers). SocialProof Security CEO and white-hat hacker Rachel Tobac developed a quiz to help determine whether you’re good to go on both fronts.

If you answered yes, subtract 20 points; if no, add 20 points.

If you answered yes, add 20 points; if no, subtract 20 points.

If you answered yes, add 15 points; if no, subtract 15 points.

If you answered yes, subtract 10 points; if no, add 10 points.

If you answered yes, subtract 10 points; if no, add 10 points.

If you answered yes, subtract 10 points; if no, add 10 points.

If you answered yes, add 10 points; if no, subtract 10 points.

If you answered yes, add 10 points; if no, subtract 10 points.

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Calculate Your Results
Your info is on lockdown.You could be doing better.You would be my first target.
You would be a really obnoxious person for me to target as a cybercriminal, says Tobac. I would likely move on to somebody else. Corporations would also have a hard time tracking your every move online.It would take me less than a day to hack you. Upgrade security and privacy across your devices to lower the chances of both getting hacked and your data being shared.I’d be able to control your social-media accounts, know your location, and steal your money in less than 10 minutes. You’re more likely to be tracked, and your info is more likely to be sold. Read on.

This story originally appeared in the Fall 2020 issue of Marie Claire.

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