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How to Protect Yourself Against Cyber Threats

Did you know that cyber threats have evolved and increased exponentially?

  • Our daily life and economic vitality depend on a stable, safe and resilient cyberspace.
  • Cyber threats are occurring on a more frequent basis and with greater sophistication than ever before.

What can we do to protect against Cyber threats?

  • Set one day a week to monitor your credit card statements
    • Carefully review your credit card statements and if anything stands out as being questionable or suspect, investigate immediately to determine if it was one of your authorized purchases
  • Sign up for real-time alerts
    • Most banks and credit card companies have real time notification services that allow them to contact you in the event of a purchase attempt deemed “unusual”
  • Keep your private information private
    • Do not provide your passwords or personal information to unsolicited callers
    • When searching new websites, to ensure security, make sure there is a closed lock symbol at the bottom right of the screen
    • Web addresses that begin with “https” are generally secure
  • Routinely change passwords and make them strong
    • Creating strong passwords is important
    • Simplify your online life with LastPass, the convenient and secure way to create, and remember, strong passwords. LastPass goes beyond industry standards to keep your data safe.
2016-10-24T10:10:46-06:00 Categories: Stay Informed|