Ten most important cyber security tips you should know

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Prioritizing Security isn't a matter of choice anymore, but that of necessity, the exponential hike of cyber crimes makes todays bulletin very useful for you, we hope you apply what you read today and be cyber secured.

TEN MOST IMPORTANT CYBER SECURITY TIPS YOU SHOULD KNOW

Think before you “Click”:

Be sure to inspect links and ensure they’re from trusted senders before clicking.

Use two layers authentication systems:

It’s important to have a strong password, but it’s even more imperative to have two-factor, or multi-factor, authentication.

Change your password frequently:

if you have to save your password on your clouds or reminder, be sure to change them as often as you can.

Look out for phishing scams:

The best way to be on the lookout for phishing scams is by avoiding emails from unfamiliar senders, look for grammatical errors or any inconsistencies in the email that looks suspicious, and hover over any link you receive to verify what the destination is.

Keep tracks of your digital footprints:

It’s important to keep track of your digital footprint, including social media, and to delete accounts you’re not using.

Connect securely:

Only connect to private networks when possible. Do not connect to unsecured Networks especially when handling sensitive information.

Safe back-ups:

Remember, malicious threats and hackers don’t always want to steal your data, but sometimes the end-goal is to encrypt or erase it. Back it up to have an ultimate recovery tool.

Secure your gadgets:

Not just your Desktops or Laptops, but your mobile devices as well, use strong passwords and biometric features, ensure you turn off your Bluetooth, don’t automatically connect to any public Wi-Fi, and download with caution.

You are not immune:

The most harmful thought you can have is “it won’t happen to me,” or “I don’t visit unsafe websites.” Cybercriminals don’t discriminate in targeting all sorts of users. Be proactive. Not all mistakes can be undone with “Ctrl + Z”. be alert.