It’s Stay Smart Online Week

Yes the government is having a Stay Smart Online Week this week and they have 5 key points to tell you about , that I have covered many times before. Limit what you share – Your personal information is incredibly valuable so be aware of what information is collected about you and what you share online. Check the privacy and security settings on your online accounts and apps. Create strong passwords – Always use strong, unique passwords and passphrases that can’t be easily cracked – Use multi-factor authentication (such as a fingerprint or 2 factor) wherever possible to keep your most sensitive accounts more secure. Protect yourself online and backup – Regularly update the software on your internet connected devices, including computers, smartphones and tablets to reduce the risk of infection from malicious software. Avoid online scams – Always be on the lookout for suspicious links in emails, social media… Read More

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