Cyber Criminals
Cyber Criminals

Here at Net56, we pride ourselves on staying ahead of Cyber criminals – and wanted to pass on some safety tips!

Happy Independence Day

Happy Independence Day!

As we celebrate our nation’s independence, it’s important to remember that our digital infrastructure is also under threat. Cyber criminals are always looking for ways to exploit vulnerabilities and steal data, and Independence Day is a prime opportunity for them to do so.

Here are some tips to help you keep your digital assets safe this Independence Day:

  • Be careful what you click on. Phishing emails and malicious websites are often designed to look like they’re from legitimate sources. Don’t click on any links or open any attachments in emails from people you don’t know.
  • Keep your software up to date. Software updates often include security patches that can help protect you from known vulnerabilities. Make sure you install all software updates as soon as they’re available.
  • Use strong passwords. Your passwords should be long, complex, and unique. Don’t use the same password for multiple accounts.
  • Enable two-factor authentication. Two-factor authentication adds an extra layer of security to your accounts. When you enable two-factor authentication, you’ll need to enter a code from your phone in addition to your password to log in.
  • Be aware of the risks of public Wi-Fi. Public Wi-Fi networks are often unsecured, which means that cyber criminals can easily intercept your data. If you must use public Wi-Fi, be sure to use a VPN to protect your privacy.

By following these tips, you can help keep your digital assets safe this Independence Day and beyond.

Here are some additional tips to help you stay safe online:

  • Be careful what information you share online. Don’t share your personal information, such as your Social Security number or credit card number, with people you don’t know.
  • Be aware of the risks of social engineering attacks. Social engineering attacks are designed to trick you into giving up your personal information or clicking on a malicious link. Be careful about what information you share online and never click on links in emails or social media posts from people you don’t know.
  • Back up your data regularly. If your computer is infected with malware, you could lose all of your data. Back up your data regularly to a secure location so that you can restore it if something goes wrong.

By following these tips, you can help protect yourself from cyber threats and keep your data safe.

Please visit our page on Cybersecurity for more information.

And of course, if you need any help or have any questions – we are always ready to help!

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