As a society we have never been more connected.
The Internet is not a passing phase, nor is it just for computer geeks - it is a part of of our everyday lives from banking to booking tickets.
In a relatively short time the Internet has gone from an occasional tool to one of the main ways we communicate and retrieve information.
We all know there are plenty of benefits to being online - but what's the single biggest drawback?
Everyone is a potential target.
If you are online, then like everyone you are at risk of potential pitfalls. You have to worry about things like...
I'm not saying you have to run out and bury your computer in the garden. You just have to be aware and proactive!
I don't really believe that, but I have heard similar sentiments echo out in I.T. offices across the country.
You may have even thought it about a relative or friend...
However, I don't think they will be enacting that law any time soon. So it falls on your own shoulders to make sure you are safe and secure on the web.
Let me offer you a hand though: