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We live in an increasingly digitally-enhanced world. This is a fact, driven by our sense of unyielding necessity for constant progression. There is a constant state of ying and yang that tends to play out in our increased fondness of certain aspects of modern life. We crave convenience and efficiency more than ever, and the global connectivity network that we know and rely on provides both these ideals on a shining silver platter. As our online activity surges, so do the concerns surrounding online security. This is a natural inevitability. When we become more familiar with something, we tend to make use of it more often. It is the way we are conditioned.

The result of this is that we often do not think of the consequences that subsequently go hand in hand with that increased utilisation. In the case of online usability, the security and privacy complications and risks that arise are not always brought to our immediate attention. This obviously creates a somewhat disconcerting domino effect in that, if we are not aware of the issues, they tend to pile up, creating issue on top of issue that all come together. The ultimate result is a chaotic, messy entanglement of issues that never seem to completely disappear. Until now.

The online community is an intriguing one. The vast network of connectivity and human connection has a stigma attached that suggests that online activity sets us all up for certain security disruption. But there is good news. For every security risk, there is an active tech community of experts that are ready and willing to help find viable solutions and carry those solutions out. The rise of the online landscape has been met with steadfast technological measures, platforms, and processes that are designed to protect individuals’ digital finger prints and their online activity.

Thanks to feats of security technology and online privacy advancement strategies, our online presence is becoming increasingly safer to ensure. This is especially true when one considers the impact that security systems can now be installed on any technical device. Most of the time, these digital security systems run in the background, quietly but effectively doing their job without being front and centre, always reminding users of the risks and security disruptions that are taking place as they use their devices.

Our increased use of digital devices and technology has resulted in the rising focus on digital privacy and security. This is not exactly surprising, but it is something that has become unexpectedly present so rapidly. Thanks to specialised technological security systems and digital privacy measures, online security is becoming increasingly ironclad. Considering the exceedingly quick pace that the world is moving towards rapid technological dependency, this can only be a positive notion.

We have never been so honest and open, but that honesty also makes us more vulnerable than ever to the ups and downs of technological presence. Thankfully, there are various tech security and digital privacy systems, platforms, and processes at play to ensure our security online, now and in the future.