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Article By: AAG Advisor
Cybersecurity is a major concern for anyone who uses technology, whether it’s on the internet or in their professional lives. Whether you are a large corporation or an individual, protecting your data and identity from cybercriminals should always be top of mind. To help protect yourself and your technology, there are several steps you can take that will reduce your risk of becoming a victim of cybercrime.
Step 1: Embrace Multifactor Authentication: It’s no longer enough to rely on strong passwords alone. Multifactor authentication is like the bouncer of your digital world – it adds an extra layer of security to ensure that even if a dastardly villain does get your password, they still can’t gain access. It’s like having a second lock on your door, but instead of a key, it might be a fingerprint, or a code sent to your phone.
Step 2: Sharpen Your Phishing Radar: In the digital space, phishing attacks are a bit like chameleons – they’re experts at blending in. They can masquerade as your bank, your email provider, or even your favorite online store. Brush up on your ability to discern a legitimate site from a craftily disguised trap. Remember, if an email or website feels fishy (pun intended), it probably is.
Step 3: Have a Backup Plan: Think of a data recovery plan like a lifeboat for your business. If the worst happens and a cybercriminal breaches your defenses, a backup and recovery plan can keep your business afloat. This means regularly backing up your data, testing your backups, and planning your recovery process in advance. Don’t wait for the iceberg before you start figuring out where the life vests are stored.