How Cyber Safe Are You In The Digital Age?
Canadians spend an average of six hours a day online.
What Devices Do Canadians Use To Access The Internet?
94% use a laptop or desktop computer
74% use smartphones
58% use tablets
25% use smart TVs
25% use gaming systems
Canadians protect their computers from online threats, but only 50% know of the risks to their other devices.
You Can Protect All Your Devices From Cyber Threats Using:
Up-to-date security software
Trusted sources to download content
How Do Canadians Stay Connected?
83% use secure home Wi-Fi
41% use cellular provider’s network
32% use public Wi-Fi
If You’re Using Wi-Fi On-The-Go:
Use password protected Wi-Fi connections
Don’t connect to unknown networks
Turn off your Wi-Fi when not in use
What Are Canadians Doing Online?
98% checking email
85% banking online
83% reading news/watching TV
80% using social networks
Do not open links or attachments that seem suspicious
Never ‘auto-remember’ your passwords or personal info
Update your privacy settings
For more tips on how to protect yourself and your devices online, visit GetCyberSafe.ca