Top 3 ways to stay secure for under £20

YubiKey –  £20:

YubiKey allows you to set up two factor authentication with your devices. Its a graet little device that can be used with a massive range of third parties and the list keeps growing day by day. At the time of writing this article you can buy the YubiKey 4
on Amazon.

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The YubiKey is a second authentication method based on a unique physical token which cannot be duplicated or recorded, providing a credential based on something only an authorized user possesses. Used with a standard username and password, the YubiKey provides a strong, two-factor authentication to any site, service or application.


The Original USB Condom – $4.99:

We’ve all been there, you’re out and about and need to charge your devices. Now you might also have come to the predicament of having nowhere to securely charge your device and only have access to unsecured USB hubs or workstations. Using this device you can stop all data transfer from occurring between your device and these charging areas. You can currently buy the Original USB Condom at SyncStop for $4.99.usb-condom-1164_project-body

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The Original USB Condom prevents accidental data exchange when your device is plugged into a foreign computer or public charging station with a USB cable. The USB Condom achieves this by blocking the data pins in the USB cable and allowing only allowing power to flow through.


NFC Prevention Case – £4.60:

The majority of Banking cards these days will have NFC chips inside of them allowing for quick and easy transactions. These chips also allow for attackers to pick up on these signals by using other NFC enabled devices or Point Of Sale Devices. You can pick up the SECVEL card protection sleevenow on Amazon.

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The premium quality SECVEL covers provide maximum protection against magnetic fields, effective protection against unauthorised reading of biometric data (RFID/NFC) and are sufficiently sturdy to protect against bending and heat.

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James Stevenson

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