26 10, 2016

Cybersecurity Tips for Employees Series (Week 4): Username and Password Management

Username & Password Management

It should really be common sense when thinking about your username & password management process, but people need to avoid using usernames & passwords that are easy for hackers to guess.

This might sound like a difficult proposition, but it is a fairly simple exercise especially when you understand common practices that hackers use to try and “guess” your password.

5 10, 2016

Cybersecurity Tips for Employees: The Complete Guide to Secure Behaviour Online and in the Office (Introduction)

Welcome to this 7-week series on Cybersecurity Tips for your employees.  In these series we will be covering off the following topics:

  1. Week 1: Introduction – The Need to Educate Employees on Cybersecurity
  2. Week 2: Physical Security Precautions
  3. Week 3: Email Threats
  4. Week 4: Username and Password Management
  5. Week 5: Mobile Security
  6. Week 6: Secure Website Browsing
  7. Week 7: The Value of an MSP in Ensuring Employee Cybersecurity

Hopefully by the end you have some tools and ideas on how to protect your business as well as how to leverage your IT Managed Services Provider to help you implement necessary long-term cybersecurity measures.

21 09, 2016

17 Tips to better password security

Most people do not know that there are a number of very common techniques used to crack people’s passwords and a lot more ways we make our accounts more vulnerable by using simple and widely used passwords.