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Don’t forget to log out of work software

Many remote workers tend to stay logged into company applications (such as email and project management platforms) when they’ve finished their work for the day. However, staying logged in when you’re not actively working can lead to security risks. That’s because your anti-malware software alerts you when there may be cyber threats and you can […]

To ensure the safety of your photos from viruses and malware, adopt a multi-layered backup strategy.

This could involve using online backup services like Google Photos, coupled with storage on local media such as an external hard drive. This way, if one backup fails, you still have another. Regular updates and malware scans on your devices also add an additional layer of security, safeguarding your precious memories.

Keep your cybersecurity as simple as possible

When it comes to business cybersecurity, there can be too much of a good thing. As your cybersecurity solutions become more complex, they also become more difficult to manage, which can cause configuration or other security issues. For example, it’s not a good idea to have multiple antivirus or antimalware solutions running at one time. […]

Stay up-to-date on web browser security settings

For the greatest level of security, you should set your web browser security as high as possible. This may prevent some web pages from loading or functioning correctly. To overcome this, it is recommended to maintain the highest security setting and only enable features when necessary. If you decide that a website is trustworthy, you […]

Beware of copycat apps

It’s all too easy to accidentally install a malicious app on your phone. This could be because an app mimics a legitimate one; for example, if you want the Amazon Alexa app, make sure it’s the official software by Amazon by checking the source and reading the user reviews. Also, be wary of apps that […]

If you’re still using older devices, keep a close eye on them

There’s no problem with holding onto a phone, tablet, or computer for a long period of time, but there are two important conditions you should keep in mind. If the device’s support has reached its end-of-life and is connected to the internet, you should seriously consider upgrading to a newer model. This is because devices […]