It’s that time of year again! Yay!
Here’s some New Year’s Information Security Resolutions for you to consider.
1. Keep your patching up to date
2. Buy and implement Advanced Malware protection
3. Attend some security awareness training
4. Be vigilant about reading your email carefully and don’t open or click on emails with attachments from people you don’t know
5. Download and install your system updates without whining
6. Don’t click on the variety of ads you see posted on websites. If you’re interested in something, go directly to that website. Ads are a favorite place to embed malware.
7. If you see someone wandering around your workplace that doesn’t belong there, notify someone.
8. If the site you’re at doesn’t look quite right or like your normal banking web page, it’s probably not. Don’t log in.
9. Don’t write down passwords on little scraps of paper or worse yet, posty note it to your monitor or under your laptop
10. Use strong passwords with a minimum 10 characters, upper and lower case, with symbols mixed in.
11. Never give your login or password to anyone
12. Your bank, the IRS, or anyone legitimately involved with your money will never email you asking you for login/password, or send you an email with an attachment. Don’t click on it.
13. Be careful if you’re using Quick Response codes. Make sure they’re legit.
14. Always be kind to your information security team. They’re trying to keep you safe!
Sr. Account Executive