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Secure your accounts

Your online accounts hold a lot of personal data. Make sure that information stays safe with account security tips from Get Cyber Safe.

 

Keep your private information private

We’re lucky to live in an age where everything we need is right at our fingertips: we can pay our bills, buy our groceries and even meet our soulmates online.

Unfortunately, this also means that more of our private information is at risk of being exposed than ever before. But by taking a few simple steps to secure your accounts, you can keep your personal information safe and sound.

Passphrases, passwords and PINs

Using unique and complex passphrases and passwords for every account and device is one of the best ways to keep your personal information safe.

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Passphrases, passwords and PINs
Multi-factor authentication

Enabling multi-factor authentication adds an extra layer of security to your accounts and devices to keep your information safe.

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Multi-factor authentication
Password managers

Passphrases and passwords can be hard to remember. Password managers help you keep track of login information across many accounts and devices.

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Password managers
Social media

If you’re not careful, social media can be an easy way for cyber criminals to learn more about you. Take these precautions before you post.

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Social media

News and Resources

A parent’s guide to cyber safe back-to-school shopping

A parent’s guide to cyber safe back-to-school shopping

Our need to stay cyber safe has grown with our increased use of technological devices. Here are three ways parents can help their kids become cyber safe as they go back-to-school shopping.

Video: Creating a strong password

Video: Creating a strong password

Keeping your passwords secure is one of the most effective ways to increase your cyber safety.

Social engineering: how cyber scams trick us

Social engineering: how cyber scams trick us

Cyber threat actors have many scams to get people to give them what they want. Knowing about how they work can help you protect your information online.

Blogs

Blogs

Read up on the latest cyber threats and tips for keeping yourself, your family and your business cyber safe.

Resources

Resources

Visual learner? Check these out for tips and tricks to keep yourself, your family and your business secure from cyber threats.

Become a champion

Become a champion

Become a Get Cyber Safe champion to help improve internet security for yourself, your organization, and all Canadians.

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