It’s not only the end of the year but a great time to shop. We all see that these days shopping is in a swing. E-commerce sales have rapidly risen, but at the same time, cyber criminals are also active for a lookout. Here are some tips that you & your employees must know to protect you from getting pick pocketed by cyber criminals:
- Security Awareness Training
We live in a digital world, and a lot of our day-to-day activities have migrated online. Thus, this gives a lookout for cybercriminals to effortlessly wreak havoc on our lives. Hence enrolling in cyber security training can help mitigate the effects of cyber-crime and is a great way to stay updated and protect your data and devices from theft and malware.
- Is Your Site Secure?
Make sure the URL you visit has an “HTTPS” in the beginning and uses the lock symbol at the beginning of the URL. These are two critical indicators that one must keep in mind while doing online shopping.
- Avoid Public Wi-Fi
Public Wi-Fi is very dangerous as it is not secure and can potentially give access to hackers by providing usernames, passwords, texts, or bank details.
- Stay Up To Date
It’s essential to be aware of the latest information in cyber security, so to do so, keep yourself up to date by making sure your devices are updated with all the newest information that software releases to improve safety.
- Keep Your Information Private
Never save your passwords or save your username or bank details on your devices. Also, periodically clear your history & cache. In addition to it, use strong passwords & utilize multi-factor authentication.
Always trust your instincts and make sure you adhere to these cybersecurity best practices! ~ Happy Holidays and safe shopping!
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