Insights on Cyber Security
Things nowadays are much easier than they used to be in the past, we can pay services in the click of a button, exchange important information between continents in only a matter of seconds and communicate our ideas and thoughts whenever we want to in different ways. Nowadays if you want to know how to bake a cake there are instructions on the internet, there are directions on google maps among other helpful information that makes our lives easier and more fun.
However, this great power that technology has accorded us can be used to do bad things, to steal from people, to steal important information that is going to be manipulated to do bad things. Thieves know more about us because we let them by posting a lot of our personal details on social media pages plus pictures of us with expensive stuff that we have bought and when we are robbed we blame others when it was all on us for ignorance and carelessness.
There many risks that are involved and that’s why necessary security to be implemented so that everybody can be safe. When your passwords are accessed by the wrong people then it is apparent that you will lose your personal and confidential data and some people make this happen by writing their passwords on paper which is easily seen by wandering eyes.
Unless you have a VPN never use public Wi-Fi because your data is easily accessed this way. If you ever collect or find a USB drive never connect it to your computer because it may contain viruses or may have malware that is designed to steal your sensitive data.
Some cyber attackers use different techniques, they steal all your sensitive data and information and then demand you pay up ransom money or else they delete that information which can easily be avoided if you back up all you important information regularly. Having employees that are trained thus know all there is to know about keeping a safe environment then you will not have to worry about cyber attackers who might want to take advantage.
On screen keyboards will prevent any hackers that might want to gain access to your computer by recording your keystrokes with software tools. When setting passwords make sure that you make them strong by using very unique combinations that are very hard to crack. Security experts advise people to change their passwords regularly which will make it hard for them to be hacked.