Lack of knowledge can leave your business at risk of a cyberattack! It is important to create awareness and advise your team of the risk of cyber-attacks. Inform them of these ways to minimize the risk. A few tips –
Patching needs to be done regularly to minimize the risk of cyber-attacks and remove bugs in the system. Your IT team or managed IT provider will be able to implement these patches.
Smart passwords work well as a secure gateway. The general rule is to include a combination of the below:
Sensitive information should be protected with data encryption to limit access and provide high protection.
Anti-virus software can filter emails and avoid viruses entering your computer.
It might sound simple, logging-off your computer minimizes the risk.
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Survey Details: This survey was conducted by CITE Research on behalf of WatchGuard Technologies. It collected responses from 650 small business owners and IT decision-makers at companies with less than 1,000 employees in the United States, the UK and Australia. The survey was fielded in April and May of 2018. WatchGuard® Technologies, Inc.