Cyber Security is a hot topic these days and with good reason. Hackers are becoming more sophisticated, and businesses feel the consequences of cyberattacks. Cybersecurity is important for both individuals and businesses. Here are 5 mistakes, plus a few more, that people make when it comes to cyber security.
Not using a strong password: A strong password is essential for protecting your personal information online. The longer and more complex the password, the better. Never use your birth date, name, or other easily recognizable information.
Not updating software regularly. and installing firmware updates when required.
Failing to back up data can also be a mistake, as it can leave systems vulnerable to data loss in an attack.
Not installing security/anti-virus software can also be a mistake, leaving systems open to attack.
Opening emails from unknown senders and clicking on suspicious links in emails and online.
These are a few simple things that you can do to avoid making computer security mistakes. A few more to mention are to be careful about what websites you visit and what files you download. Finally, never give out your personal information to strangers. By following these simple tips, you can help to keep your computer safe and secure.
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