How many times have you been working on your computer, and you see the little pop-up window that tells you updates are available for your software? Many people are tempted to click the ‘remind me later’ button and keep working. However, doing this can put your software, device, and/or personal information at risk. Software updates are a critical component of your digital safety and cyber security.
Scams are nothing new. There have always been criminals who try to trick people into giving them money or information. However, in today’s technology-driven world, criminals have become more advanced in how they attempt to trick people or steal information. Phishing has become one of the main ways that criminals try to gain access to other’s information.
Cyberattacks on personal and company information are increasing at an alarming rate. Almost everyone has been faced with the issue of having their password to an account stolen. In today’s world of advanced technology and determined cybercriminals, it has become hard to create passwords that cannot be hacked.
When it comes to online security, a strong password is essential. Strong passwords help protect your electronic accounts and keep your sensitive personal information safe. It may seem surprising in 2023 but people still frequently use simple, common passwords such as “12345678” or “Password.”
How is babysitting related to continuous monitoring? Sentar team member Susan Cole breaks down the importance of continous monitoring in the evolving battle for secure cyber.
Simple things like changing passwords often and, even better, implementing multi-factor authentication for all credentialing systems are relatively easy policies to implement for most organizations. What isn’t necessarily as easy is developing the mindset of #CybersecurityFirst throughout an entire organization.