Did you know that 40% of people aged 75 and over now use the Internet? This figure has doubled in the last five years, and senior citizens are now spending much more time online to keep in touch with family, read the news and for general browsing. However, with the increase of Internet use among seniors there are also more significant threats to be aware of when surfing the web. When recently surveyed, only 32% of seniors admitted to being confident using the Internet safely, and 25% of over 75s claimed that technology made them feel vulnerable.

This infographic by Focus Training focuses on some of the top steps seniors can take to help keep them safe online.

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Cyber Security Tips for Seniors

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders' Zone, a construction / home improvement portal. Follow +Irma Wallace on Google + as well as Twitter.

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