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Preparation should not only include the purchase of school supplies and books. Today digital security and privacy have become very important. Sometimes we can forget it but unfortunately back to school opens the door wide open to phishing, ransomware and other types of scams that deceive us, our children and us.
Prepare for a successful year There are various threats to watch out for: the phishing scams or the ransomware attacks already mentioned. Also watch out for common back-to-school scams, such as scholarships, tech support, and more. By using the tips below, you can prevent them from happening and you have a cyber security start for the new school year.
What should be done? · Do not click on unknown links and do not open suspicious emails · Avoid sharing personal information · Keep your operating system (OS) up to date · Never use unknown portable devices: USB sticks, smartphones other people Watch out for grammatical mistakes/opening credits Use a strong password and don’t leave your device unlocked or unattended Back up your data regularly Check with your school or the university on their privacy and security policy · If you are a parent, invest in effective parental controls.
Secure your mobile device
Whether you are a parent, teacher or child, your smartphone is a powerful tool. It’s definitely a great way to keep in touch, keep up to date with homework and other school activities. But it is also a tool that allows malicious actors to invade your privacy and security. Keeping him safe is therefore a key element in ensuring a pleasant transition and a safe re-entry.

A great solution is using ESET Mobile Security on your mobile Android devices. This solution secures you against a multitude of mobile threats while also securing the data these devices contain.

ESET Mobile Security provides a secure environment with its Anti-Phishing feature. It integrates with popular web browsers (Chrome and many more) available on Android devices to protect all your online activities. It is recommended to keep Anti-Phishing enabled at all times. All malicious websites listed in ESET’s malware and phishing database will be blocked and a warning notification will be displayed informing you of an attack attempt.

Other features of ESET Mobile Security include:
Antivirus – malware protection: intercepts threats and removes them from your device
Payment Protection – lets you shop and bank securely online
· App lock – requires additional authentication to access sensitive apps; protects content when you share a device
Anti-Theft – a powerful feature to help protect your phone and find it if it goes missing
Network Inspector – scans your network and all connected devices to identify security vulnerabilities
· Call screening – block calls from specified numbers, contacts and unknown numbers
· Adware Detector – identifies and removes apps that display unexpected ads
· Real-time scanning – scans all files and apps for malware
· Scheduled scans – checks your device every time you charge it or whenever you want
Security audit – check app permissions
· Security Report – provides an overview of your device’s security
USB scan on the go – scans all connected USB devices for threats
Protect up to 5 devices – with one payment, protect 5 devices connected to the same Google account
ESET Mobile Security not only makes your Android phones and devices easier to find and harder to steal, it helps protect your valuable data.

The most powerful tool
When you want to keep your children safe in the digital world, the most powerful tool is education. We must talk to them about the healthy use of digital technology and the threats they may encounter. Have regular conversations about privacy, security, and good online behavior. Make sure your kids feel safe talking to you about anything that might make them uncomfortable in the digital world

If you want to protect your phone with ESET Mobile Security, now is the time! From August 25 to September 7, the premium version of ESET Mobile Security will be sold with a 50% discount. No need for a promotional code, the reduction will be automatically added to your basket! Nothing easier.

About ESET For more than 30 years, ESET® has been developing industry-leading IT security software and services to protect businesses, critical infrastructure and consumers around the world against ever more sophisticated digital threats. From endpoint and mobile security to EDR, encryption, two-factor authentication, ESET’s lightweight and high-performance solutions protect and monitor 24/7, updating defenses in real time. in order to ensure the safety of users and businesses without interruption. Ever-evolving threats require a scalable IT security provider that enables the safe use of technology. This is supported by ESET R&D centers around the world, working to support our common future. For more information visit www.eset.com , or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and https://www.eset.com/be-fr/ .

Back to School !  Are children's devices well protected?  ESET Mobile Security, an indispensable tool