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Rahaf Basha Critical Information Literacy SOS 110 David Ross 7/15/2020 APPs, Passwords, and VPNs Have you ever wondered why there are always new updates for your applications (apps) and software? Why schools, banks, and companies require the users to change their passwords, and giving them instruction of how to make these passwords strong? What is VPN and why it is important? Many questions come to our mind when it is about security. Nobody wants to be hacked or losing his private and personal information. The roles of keeping our apps up to date, passwords controlled, and the benefits of VPNs are quite useful in protecting valuable information. With today’s technologies everyone uses computers, phones, tablets and many other devices. Also, with all these devices and the internet, there are applications for almost every service. Keeping the software and the apps updated is very important for a myriad of reasons; adding new features and vitally, the major principle is repair of any discovered possible security threats. Thousands of people try to take advantages of the unshielded applications’ lack of

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