Contributors: FierceKittenz, Halios, Jagtress, Mxiety, Negaoryx, Noah Downs, Esq., StreamerSquare, TheHunterWild

What to expect in this course:

As content creators, influencers, and online personalities, our certain aspects of our identities can be part of what we present to the world while others are meant to be kept away from prying eyes. With this everpresent threat, SolarStream is here to help.

If you want to check out StreamerSquare’s free resources on security, we’ve got an entire series on the matter – Protecting Yourself Online:

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Course Goals
  1. We’ll be walking you through all of the essentials of fortifying your personal identity from digital security threats
  2. Discuss general protection and online security measures to keep yourself safe
  3. Together we will talk about how to separate your streaming and personal life to ensure privacy and boundaries

Protecting Your Identity

Let’s face it, privacy is a vital topic in our ever-increasing digital world. With all of these online intersections where you come into contact with any number of people, brands, and sites, it’s important to protect your identity/privacy as thoroughly as possible. With that in mind, let’s cover several of the key steps to take in order to protect yourself from potential harm.  General Protection Pulling from experience across a range of industries gives a unique perspective on security and privacy. This is applicable to everything from real-life interactions to online ones. Yet, many of us simply don’t realize how our actions or statements can be used against us. Here are a few examples of subtle behaviors that can work against you when it comes to safety and security: Boasting about attending an event gives stalkers the ability to find you. Not only are they aware of your location at a specific time, but it potentially creates an opportunity for them to be able to isolate you during or afterward.  Don’t publicize personal information through quizzes that ask for your first and last names, birthdays, your first car, your favorite pet, etc. This information can be used very creatively by nefarious actors, from impersonating you to being able to answer security questions on website that grant them access to your accounts. Taking a lot of pictures in specific areas that have identifiable architectural structures, street names, or businesses can give criminals (of several types) the ability to track your location and behaviors. Streaming in places where there are reflective surfaces might also put you at risk. Consider this possibility of streaming without a greenscreen – if there are photos with glossy surfaces or framed art with glass, viewers can potentially see private information reflected back from your other monitors.  Those...

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