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Cyber-security measures will protect your data from becoming compromised or lost, preventing any potential disruption to your business. Nowadays we store information in multiple places – computers, servers, mobile phones, tablets, laptops, and more. All devices and hardware must be secured.
This may include:
Improving the strength of your passwords. It’s good practice to use passwords over 12 letters long with upper and lower case letters, numbers and special characters such as “IwastheBestin1971!”. When passwords meet these guidelines it would take a hacker over a million years to hack them.
Leveraging two way authentication where a second device authenticates your access such as via SMS or a mobile app such as Google, Microsoft authenticator or Authy.
Changing passwords every 90 days.
Ensuring that passwords are not shared.
Applying best practice password protocols including ensuring passwords are set up on home computers and devices, aren’t easy to crack and are regularly changed.
Installing antivirus protection and ensuring the subscription is valid and working.
Staying alert to cyber crime activity. If you think a call or email is suspicious then ignore or delete the email or hang up the call. In no circumstances give remote access to your devices.
Ensuring they are using the latest version of their operating system.
Not sharing too much information on social media as it can be used by hackers to impersonate people and for identity theft
Cyber security refers to the systems which protect and safeguard your organisation’s data from attacks and threats. An attack on your data can cause immeasurable damage through loss of data and disruptions to operations. It is estimated that by 2021, cybercrime will cost $6 trillion worldwide.
IT&T can ensure your data is protected from cyber security risks, giving you peace of mind.
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