Digital Safety Tutorials

Welcome to the Digital Safety section of Digital Charlotte! Below you will find video tutorials that help you stay safe online, keep your data secure, and maintain your accounts.

Congratulations on taking steps to keep your data and accounts secure!

Password Basics

Creating Strong Passwords
How to create passwords that have a fighting chance against hackers.

Using Password Management Software
New programs help you maintain passwords on multiple devices. Remember one password, and the software keeps you keep track of everything else.

Online Security Using Two-Factor Authentication
A new security method uses two separate parts: a password and a PIN code (usually sent to your phone).


Wireless and Mobile Security

Using WiFi at Home and in Public Spaces
How to adjust the way you use WiFi in various kinds of spaces.

How to Place an Entry Password on Your Phone
An entry password makes it more difficult for someone to use your phone without your knowledge.

How to Set up a Medical ID on Your iPhone
Here’s a short tutorial showing how to set up a Medical ID on an iPhone.


Online Security

What Do Online Cookies Do?
Cookies monitor your activity on the web. They have positive and negative characteristics.

Why Is the ‘S’ in HTTPS Important?
The ‘s’ on the end of https is important for online security. Here’s a short tutorial showing you why.


Privacy Settings

How to Manage Privacy Settings on Facebook
Privacy settings change frequently on Facebook and require regular monitoring.

How to Manage Your Privacy Settings on Instagram
Choosing the right privacy setting on Instagram depends on what you would like to do with your account.

How to Use Location Settings on a Smartphone
Location settings enable you to control whether and how your phone tracks your location. This tutorial covers both iPhone and Android devices.