Make a cyber safe resolution

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    Make a cyber safe resolution

    Saving money is great and all, but we think saving your devices is just a little bit better. Choose one (or more!) of these New Year’s resolutions to get more cyber safe in the new year.

    Get secure

    Start with these key steps.

    • Update and strengthen your passwords
    • Enable multi-factor authentication where available
    • Turn on automatic updates

    Make your smart home even smarter

    Keep your smart devices safe from threats.

    • Secure your Wi-Fi network
    • Review smart device settings
    • Cover up any unused cameras

    Start shopping safely

    Treat yourself to cyber-safe shopping habits.

    • Don’t let websites save your credit card info
    • Don’t use public Wi-Fi when shopping
    • Look for HTTPS and a green lock in the address bar

    Scrub your social

    Save your most personal info for people you’ve actually met.

    • Be careful sharing personal info on public accounts
    • Untag yourself from inappropriate photos
    • Review your privacy settings

    Make your business more secure

    Protect what you’ve worked so hard to build.

    • Create cyber safety policies
    • Educate your employees
    • Promote device security

    Be a cyber safe ambassador

    Help your friends and family stay cyber safe.

    • Follow @GetCyberSafe on social
    • Share Get Cyber Safe articles and blogs
    • Check for the latest information

    No matter which resolution you make, we wish you a happy and cyber safe New Year!

    Get more tips to secure your accounts and devices at

    Communications Security Establishment | Centre de la sécurité des télécommunications

    Government of Canada

    Catalogue number: D96-50/2021E-PDF | ISBN: 978-0-660-40712-8

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