Protecting your online privacy

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) -- Facebook is facing serious backlash after it was released the company gathered users' data through terms and conditions buried in fine print. The company announced they are making changes to help you monitor your online privacy -- and monitoring your online privacy is something you can take into your own hands.

Justin Kallhoff is the founder and CEO of Infogressive, Inc. For more than 10 years, a team of information security professionals have been helping businesses around the globe.

What information is out there?

To learn what information of yours is out on the internet, Justin recommends doing a Google search on yourself. Google also has abilities to perform image searches that will match images -- such as your Facebook profile picture.

Two other sites Justin recommends using to see what information of yours is out there:

https://pipl.com/

https://haveibeenpwned.com/

How do I protect myself?

Justin recommends using good security practices for any accounts and devices that have Internet connectivity.

Berkeley put together a list of the Top 10 Secure Computing Tips -- not just for students, but for everyone:

https://security.berkeley.edu/resources/best-practices-how-to-articles/top-10-secure-computing-tips

How can I get more help?

Infogressive, Inc. is located at 1560 S. 70th Street in Lincoln. You can give them a call at (402) 261-0123.

The easiest way to get in touch with their security team is by visiting:

https://infogressive.com/