October 2020 marks the 17th year of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. The purpose of Cybersecurity Awareness Month is to promote security best practices that everyone can use to stay safer and more secure online.
This year’s theme is ‘Do Your Part. Be Cyber Smart’, helping to empower individuals and organizations to own their role in protecting their part of cyberspace.
Whether you are online banking, shopping, social networking, or downloading the latest app, practicing good cybersecurity in today’s interconnected world is critical. Everyone must learn to stay safe and more secure in their ever-expanding digital lives. Therefore, in support of cybersecurity month, we would like to offer a few quick tips to help you stay safe online.
Be mindful of what you do online. Keep yourself safe and apply these practices to your daily online activities to help protect yourself against cybercrime.
Following these tips minimizes the risks of your devices getting compromised. It helps our communities to stay better protected against cyber threats as well.
Every employee has a role to play in cybersecurity and a responsibility for creating a culture that can help everyone protect themselves against cybercrime. For more information, visit National Cyber Security Alliance website.