Facts 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. Nowadays thieves will steal from you because they know a lot about you from the pictures and personal information that you post on social media pages such as Instagram and Facebook.
There many risks that are involved and that’s why necessary security to be implemented so that everybody can be safe. People end up losing their personal, confidential information and cash because they write their passwords on paper which then ends up being seen by the wrong people.
Data thieves set traps using public Wi-Fi because people love to use such and when they are connected they access your private data thus if you do not have a VPN never use it. Do not connect a USB drive that you do not know the source because it may be a plot to steal sensate information from you or it may be designed to destroy your computer systems.
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. Educating your staff and employees so that they are adequately trained to deal with threats when they appear and follow all the procedures and regulations regarding safety of information.
When you are using shared networks it is advisable that you use on screen keyboards which hackers cannot access with tools that record keystrokes and later allow them to gain access to your system. When setting passwords make sure that you make them strong by using very unique combinations that are very hard to crack. Change your passwords regularly and it will be hard to crack them.