October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Did you know that October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month? Cyber security covers all aspects of how we interact with people and services on the internet, from social media to data backup and even how we store important personal information. It is important to be aware of all the steps you are taking to keep your information secure and your integrity in tact. 

 

Week 1 – STOP. THINK. CONNECT.™: Simple Steps to Online Safety

This first week of NCSAM take a moment to review your account usernames and passwords, are they secure enough? Visit the NCSAM website to learn how you can do more to protect your accounts here https://staysafeonline.org/stay-safe-online/securing-key-accounts-devices/

Also this week take the time to familiarize yourself with the different ways that people can obtain your information to gain access to your accounts and how to make sure your information is backed up and secure. It is important to have an awareness of how your information can be taken from you when shopping online, reading emails, or downloading applications to your device. To learn more about Online Safety visit this page on the NCSAM website https://staysafeonline.org/stay-safe-online/online-safety-basics/ and for more information about phishing and how to spot it take a look at this infographic on the Department of Homeland Security's website.

For additional information on how to stay safe online visit the NCSAM website https://staysafeonline.org/stay-safe-online/

If you have any questions about any of the information provided feel free to reach out to us and we would love to assist you in protecting yourself and your business.

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