Cyber security checklist

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    Getting cyber safe doesn't have to be complicated. With the right resources and tools, you can stay safe and secure online. Here's a handy checklist for protecting your data online.

    • I have a unique, strong password for each of my accounts.
    • I am using a password manager.
    • I enable multi-factor authentication (MFA) on all my accounts.
    • I look out for signs of scams and verify any suspicious links or emails before opening them.
    • I changed the default name and password on my Wi-Fi network.
    • I enabled automatic updates for all my software and devices.
    • I downloaded and installed an anti-virus software from a trusted source on my devices.
    • I disabled any device features that I don't need.
    • I deleted any apps that I don't use.
    • I make sure all of my online shopping transactions are secure and from a trusted source.
    • I follow Get Cyber Safe for information and resources on cyber security.

    For more information on any of the steps in this checklist, go to:

    GetCyberSafe.ca


    Catalogue number: D96-63/2021E-PDF | ISBN: 978-0-660-39249-3

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