Watch: Kraken’s Crypto Security Guide to Mobile Phones and WiFi

krakenIssued on 2020/06/02 22:30    Content based on the original text . Link

The Crypto Security Guide is a new video series designed to teach you security best practices, hosted by our top internal expert Nick Percoco.  

The newest videos in our Crypto Security Guide series focus on mobile phone security and staying safe with public WiFi networks while on-the-go.

To be clear, mobile phones aren’t the best way to protect your Bitcoin and crypto investments, but as Nick explains:

I would say it’s safe to keep crypto in any place that is more secure than your other alternatives. If in your world, you don’t have any other secure place to keep your crypto, well, maybe keeping it in a software wallet on your phone is the safest place to do so.”

In the first video, “Crypto and Your Phone,” Nick answers the essential questions about mobile phone security, including:

In “Public WiFi,” you will learn the security pros and cons of: 

Next, Nick breaks down the topic of SIM card swapping:

Deeper dive: Check out Kraken’s in-depth guide to phone security.

Lastly, Nick explains the importance of securing your accounts with two-factor authentication and why it’s safer to use a 2FA application on your phone instead of a phone number. 

Every week we will be adding new videos to the series, so be sure to follow us on Twitter or subscribe to our YouTube channel to get the latest Crypto Security Guide.