8. Browse Securely
If you visit LinkedIn from open Wi-Fi hotspots, your security could be at risk. HTTPS browsing, which provides encrypted communication and secure identification of a network's Web server, is an opt-in feature.
To turn it on, select "Settings" from the drop-down menu that appears when you hover over the link to your name in the top-right corner. In the "Account" tab at the bottom, select "Manage security settings," check the box and click "Save changes."