Windows 11 is the latest version of the popular operating system from Microsoft. It brings a number of new features and improvements over its predecessor, Windows 10, including a redesigned Start menu, new taskbar icons, and improved security features.
Here are some quick tips to stay safe online!
Use strong, unique passwords:
Using strong, unique passwords for all your online accounts is essential. Avoid using easily guessable passwords such as "123456" or your name. Instead, use a combination of letters, numbers, and special characters.
If you want to stay secure while using the internet, it’s not enough to simply rely on anti-malware software and a firewall. Nowadays, hackers can read data sent to and from your device and steal the information inside them. This is why your business needs a virtual private network (VPN).
What is a VPN?
A VPN creates an encrypted tunnel between your device and the internet, keeping you safe from hackers looking to intercept your data and any third parties that want to monitor your online activities.
Look, as business owners and executives, I believe #1 responsibility is RISK MANAGEMENT.
In Cybersecurity we talk about data or risk ownership vs. stewardship or custodial responsibility. Your MSP, technology provider, IT Dept.
While investing in Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) systems is known to help businesses reduce their telecommunication costs, failing to secure these can nullify the financial advantages gained and even lead to some serious consequences. If VoIP systems are left vulnerable, hackers can eavesdrop on your conversations and steal sensitive information.
As you focus on meeting the needs of holiday shoppers or taking time off to be with loved ones, hackers are looking to exploit any vulnerabilities in your business’s system. Keep these tips in mind to ward off hackers so you can fully enjoy this festive season.