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Oct 25

[ARCHIVED] How to prepare for cybersecurity awareness

The original item was published from October 25, 2021 9:59 am to October 25, 2021 12:34 pm

Each one of us can do our part to make sure that our online lives are safe and secure. That's what Cybersecurity Awareness Month, observed in October, is all about! Cybersecurity Awareness Month was created as a collaborative effort to ensure everyone has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online.

The theme this year is “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.” Everyone can do their part by: 

  • Implementing stronger security practices
  • Raising community awareness 
  • Educating vulnerable audiences or training employees

There has been a significant increase in cyber fraud as cybercriminals took advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic. Let’s all do our part and learn about cybersecurity, so that we don’t fall victim to cyber fraud.

It can start at home with creating a great password. Here are some tips: 

  1. Use a long passphrase
  2. Don’t make passwords easy to guess: do not include personal information in your password
  3. Avoid using common words in your passwords and substitute letters with numbers 
  4. Get creative by using phonetic replacements, such as “PH” instead of “F” 
  5. Keep your passwords on the down-low and don’t tell anyone your passwords 
  6. Unique account, unique password: have different passwords for various accounts 
  7. Double your login protection: enable multifactor authentication (MFA) to ensure that the only person who has access to your account is you 
  8. Utilize a password manager to remember all your long passwords

For further information, please visit the cyber security resources page provided by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.

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Oct 25

[ARCHIVED] How to prepare for cybersecurity awareness

The original item was published from October 25, 2021 9:59 am to October 25, 2021 12:34 pm

Each one of us can do our part to make sure that our online lives are safe and secure. That's what Cybersecurity Awareness Month, observed in October, is all about! Cybersecurity Awareness Month was created as a collaborative effort to ensure everyone has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online.

The theme this year is “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.” Everyone can do their part by: 

  • Implementing stronger security practices
  • Raising community awareness 
  • Educating vulnerable audiences or training employees

There has been a significant increase in cyber fraud as cybercriminals took advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic. Let’s all do our part and learn about cybersecurity, so that we don’t fall victim to cyber fraud.

It can start at home with creating a great password. Here are some tips: 

  1. Use a long passphrase
  2. Don’t make passwords easy to guess: do not include personal information in your password
  3. Avoid using common words in your passwords and substitute letters with numbers 
  4. Get creative by using phonetic replacements, such as “PH” instead of “F” 
  5. Keep your passwords on the down-low and don’t tell anyone your passwords 
  6. Unique account, unique password: have different passwords for various accounts 
  7. Double your login protection: enable multifactor authentication (MFA) to ensure that the only person who has access to your account is you 
  8. Utilize a password manager to remember all your long passwords

For further information, please visit the cyber security resources page provided by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.

Blog--Man-hacking-passwords

Oct 25

[ARCHIVED] How to prepare for cybersecurity awareness

The original item was published from October 25, 2021 9:59 am to October 25, 2021 12:34 pm

Each one of us can do our part to make sure that our online lives are safe and secure. That's what Cybersecurity Awareness Month, observed in October, is all about! Cybersecurity Awareness Month was created as a collaborative effort to ensure everyone has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online.

The theme this year is “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.” Everyone can do their part by: 

  • Implementing stronger security practices
  • Raising community awareness 
  • Educating vulnerable audiences or training employees

There has been a significant increase in cyber fraud as cybercriminals took advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic. Let’s all do our part and learn about cybersecurity, so that we don’t fall victim to cyber fraud.

It can start at home with creating a great password. Here are some tips: 

  1. Use a long passphrase
  2. Don’t make passwords easy to guess: do not include personal information in your password
  3. Avoid using common words in your passwords and substitute letters with numbers 
  4. Get creative by using phonetic replacements, such as “PH” instead of “F” 
  5. Keep your passwords on the down-low and don’t tell anyone your passwords 
  6. Unique account, unique password: have different passwords for various accounts 
  7. Double your login protection: enable multifactor authentication (MFA) to ensure that the only person who has access to your account is you 
  8. Utilize a password manager to remember all your long passwords

For further information, please visit the cyber security resources page provided by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.

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