Summary of How to Encrypt Your Entire Life in Less than an Hour

Looking for the article?
We have the summary! Get the key insights in just 5 minutes.

How to Encrypt Your Entire Life in Less than an Hour summary
Start getting smarter:
or see our plans




  • Applicable


Today, most people store the trappings of everyday life – personal conversations, photos, financial information – digitally, making them vulnerable to attack. All Internet users must protect themselves using encryption. Fortunately, encryption is easy to implement across multiple websites and devices. Software engineer and teacher Quincy Larson lists eight ways that you can quickly secure your data. For more procedural tips, Larson neatly summarizes steps with screenshots for ease of understanding. While getAbstract always recommends you do further research when it comes to your security, this article serves as an excellent primer to anyone looking for ways to protect themselves online.

About the Author

Quincy Larson teaches and blogs at Free Code Camp, an online open source e-learning community for computer programming students.



To protect your data and your identity, follow eight quick and easy steps for encryption:

  1. Emails – Your email is the account you need to protect the most, as it likely contains personal and financial information. With access to your inbox, a malicious individual can use password retrieval emails for other websites, including social media, and then lock you out of your own accounts. Defend your email privacy with “two-factor authentication.” When you or another person attempts to log into your email, a code, which is required to...

More on this topic

Customers who read this summary also read

The Lessons We Are Learning from Zoom
Nothing Can Stop Google. DuckDuckGo Is Trying Anyway.
Why You Procrastinate (It Has Nothing to Do with Self-Control)
The Unaddressed Gap in Cybersecurity: Human Performance
What Is Cloud Computing?
What Big Tech Wants Out of the Pandemic

Related Channels

Comment on this summary