Intellectual property is known as anything from original ideas, discoveries, inventions and more. Previously, it was easy to keep your intellectual property safe. However, with the rise of technology and information becoming more and more accessible, it has become difficult to protect it now. People have now started to use technology to steal, copy or use your work illegally. The reason why IP protection is important as it protects your work from such cyber criminals and prevents it from being stolen. Below are a few tips on how you can best protect your IP. A side tip would be to update your network firewall security to ensure safe transactions on the Internet.