Think Before You Click! By Monica McEnroe
Being aware of what measures can be taken to keep yourself safe from attacks and having your information secure is one thing you do not have to worry about when using the internet.
Take security precautions, think about the consequences of your actions online and enjoy the conveniences of technology with peace of mind.
What Can We Do?:
When using a new website, read reviews and see if other costumers have positive experiences.
Get Two Steps Ahead
By turning on two-step authentication on key accounts like banking and email.
Links in emails, posts, and texts are often a way how cybercriminals try to steal information of infect devices.
Get Savvy about WiFi HotSpots
Limit the type of activity you conduct on public wireless networks when shopping on the go.
“If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.” – Kahlil Gibran
- Different keys for different places
Using the same password for multiple sites opens the door to greater losses. Making the information secure by creating a password with an extra layer of security can make it complex to others and memorable to you!
- Do not reuse
For every account a different password is just like using different keys for your car, mailbox, or locker.
- Use MFA
Use the two-layer authentication factor whenever available.
- Keep it safe
Too many passwords? A password manager can store the passwords securely.