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5 common cyber security mistakes (and how to avoid them)

You could be putting your company at risk without even knowing. When it comes to cyber-security, best practise is important.

Cyber-security is a big deal. We hear this every day but it can easily feel like ‘someone else’s issue.’ Whether this is your IT department, a senior Manager or indeed an IT provider. The truth however is that cyber-security is everybody’s problem.

Employees across the organisation need to understand cyber-security best practise

Reports are increasingly revealing that employees are a weak spot when it comes to cyber-security. Cyber-risks are everywhere and the agenda is not always the same. For example, ransomware is after your money whereas phishing scams are looking for your passwords.

Every employee is responsible for protecting the business to fight against cyber-attacks. From setting secure passwords to managing user permissions accurately. These all need to be considered to carry out cyber-security best practise.

How can you get started?

It’s important to recognise where you are going wrong. Have you been avoiding routine updates on devices? Are you consistently using the same password?

If you answered YES to any of the above then you need to brush up on best practise. It’s important to identify potential mistakes and learn how to rectify them.

Use our ‘5 common cyber-security mistakes (and how to avoid them)’ guide (click to expand) to change your bad habits.

 

5 cyber-security mistakes and how to avoid them

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