Hackers are out there, and they do not care if you are a locally owned business or a chain with multiple buildings around the state. They want your data, and they will do whatever it takes to steal it.
An interesting aspect to the story of cybercrime and small businesses is that some, if not most, do not even realize they were hacked. Not having the correct defense system in place is compromising your business’ ability to properly protect your user data.
One of the reasons why data hacks are happening so frequently and with such ease is the number of devices used by individuals. Employees of small businesses are accessing business information on mobile devices as well as desktop devices, leaving access lines open for hackers.
The best news there is, however, is that NetCertPro is the best cybersecurity protection in the Lowcountry. Having protection across all of your company’s computers increases the likelihood of stopping hackers in their tracks. If you are interested in learning more about our services, please visit other pages of our website!
While we tend to focus on business security, our team wanted to use some time to inform you on how to keep your personal data safe. This includes your mobile devices as well as home networks.
The first aspect of digital safety at home is your security network. Having a secure network gives your internet and devices protection against malware such as viruses and hackers stealing financial information.
Always update your softwarewhen you receive the notification. These updates are not useless and irrelevant. In actuality, developers use updates to patch holes found by their staffed hackers.
Manage settings on your accountsto ensure that you are as protected as can be. Choose who can view your content and personal information on social media wisely.
Passwordsyou are using should be strong and hard to guess. Incorporate a wide variety of letters, characters, numbers, and symbols to ensure protection.
Stay informedon the new ways cybercrime can harm you by reading articles and information about cybercrime.
If you are a business owner, your home network security is just as important as your network security at work. We all know how difficult it is to not bring work home with you, so ensure your data is protected everywhere you go!