Feb. 6 is Safer Internet Day. Here are 6 Steps to Take Now to Stay Safe Online

In our modern digital age, many of us perceive privacy to be a myth. Global identity theft is on the rise, and most Americans sense some level of trepidation about their online safety.

Unfortunately, it’s near impossible for us to be fully aware of the real potential for harm that comes with using social media, browsing the web and being online.

Yet there are several easy-to-implement steps you can take to safeguard your own and your family’s identities. In honor of Safer Internet Day, Feb. 6, consider these six easy steps you can take now to stay safe online.