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Information security: keep your devices and data safe

Updated: Jul 5, 2022

Here, we’ve compiled a list of cybersecurity tips and best practices for you to implement and share with others. We’ll continue to update this list to help keep our readers secure.

  1. Use Multi-Factor Authentication!

    1. Hardware and rotating code devices/apps work best

    2. Avoid using SMS. Text messaging is vulnerable to 'sim-swap' hacks

  2. Use a password manager to generate and keep track of passwords

  3. Always look out for the key signs of a phishing email

    1. Familiar sender with a sketchy email domain (ex: yourbank @

    2. Mis-spelled or horrific grammar in the subject or body of the email (ex: y0u are won pizza!)

    3. Contains an embedded link to a foreign site

    4. Has an attachment you were not expecting

  4. Encrypt your devices and important files

  5. Subscribe to a data security service. Many of these services install clients that will inspect the network traffic to/from your device to ensure there is nothing suspicious going on.

  6. Keep your devices updated! Firmware updates, Operating System updates, and other software updates are important and must be done in a timely manner.

  7. Keep your virus definitions up to date



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