Promote Device Security

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GetCyberSafe.ca presents Five Cyber Safe Business Tips

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Employees are your biggest risk AND best defence against cybercrime.

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Tip 1: Protect your business from unsecured personal devices

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In the office, at home and during business travel, work data on personal devices may not be secure. Limit personal device and public Wi-Fi use for work, or have employees follow a security policy.

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Tip 2: Provide training on cyber threats

Train staff with updates on the latest online threats like email scams, phishing, viruses and malware.

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Tip 3: Encourage smart clicking

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Your employees should be suspicious of links that are unfamiliar or include hyphens, numbers, spelling mistakes and symbols in place of regular characters.

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Tip 4: Promote strong passwords

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Tell employees to use strong passwords and avoid writing them down on scraps of paper. Make sure work passwords are secure and can be accessed by senior employees or your tech expert.

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Tip 5: Plan ahead for departing employees

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Before an employee leaves, make sure their account is closed and change passwords. An open and unused account can be exploited by hackers.

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Your CyberSafe Business starts here. Save your data — and protect your bottom line!
Get your free Get Cyber Safe Guide for Small and Medium Businesses at GetCyberSafe.ca

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