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Top Tips for Online Security

September 02, 2020

GoCyber a cyber security training app has a "top ten" list of safe online practices for employees working remotely:

  • Don't use public Wi-Fi for confidential work or financial transactions.
  • Only use public Wi-Fi for non-personal activity, i.e. news or weather.
  • Use a secure connection.
  • An access code does not guarantee Wi-Fi is secure or safe.
  • All applications should be up to date.
  • Use a Virtual Private Network (VPN).
  • Don't leave mobile devices unattended.
  • Make sure no one is reading what's on your screen.
  • Make sure all your team members are following safe habits.
  • Make sure your organization has cyber security as a high priority.