Ten Personal Cybersecurity Tips

Here are ten personal cybersecurity tips that are straight forward and can help you prevent cybercrime.

  1. Create strong passwords and use a password management tool to store them
  2. Use virus and malware protection programs along with a firewall
  3. Keep software and operating systems updated on all devices
  4. Never use public WiFi without a vpn
  5. Enable Multi-factor Authentication whenever it is available
  6. Do not click on links or attachments in emails you are not expecting
  7. Protect your personal information online by changing your privacy settings
  8. Check your bank account and credit reports regularly
  9. Backup your files on a scheduled basis
  10. Remember the email golden rule: When in doubt, throw it out