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Do you know these basic information security skills?

Information security now!

Making sure that your information is kept secure is a key skill in the digital world. Our new guide contains simple tips for better information security both at home and at work.

The motives and means of cybercrime are numerous. Inadequately protected accounts on social media and other platforms are a particularly easy target for cybercriminals. Having money, personal data, or photos stolen can be extremely frustrating, and there is no guarantee that lost information can be recovered.

Our guide makes staying cyber secure simple. We also tell you which steps to take and who to contact if you are a victim of a cyberattack.

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TOP TIPS:

  • Create strong passwords and a unique password for each service you use.
  • Do not open all email attachments, pop-up windows, or links sent by text message.
  • Enable two-factor or multi-factor authentication.
  • Make backups of your most important information and cherished photos on a USB stick or other storage device and keep it in a safe place.
  • Update your software and devices.
  • If an offer sounds too good to be true, it is most likely a scam.
  • Never share your password, banking credentials, or other sensitive information on the phone or by email.
  • If you think you are a victim of a cyberattack, notify your internet service provider and the authorities.