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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.
With great power comes great responsibility and some people have used this responsibility in the wrong way, some people have used the same technology to do bad things that will benefit them. 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.
It is important that we be safe when we do our businesses and we are going to discuss some of the ways that this can be achieved. 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. If you ever come across a USB drive do not be tempted to put it in your computer to find out what is in it because this is another common trap, usually malware that is designed to destroy your computer or steal sensitive information is installed and sometimes it may contain viruses.
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. To prevent any chance of your company being hacked you only need to make your staff and employees aware by training them on safety measures and procedures because in this way they will be able to neutralize a lot of threats before they sprout and will adhere to the safety measures and regulations.
There are software tools that allow hackers to record keyboard strokes that can allow them to learn your passwords, you can avoid this from happening from you by using on screen keyboards in shared networks. Passwords are only useful if they are made very strong thus be sure to make strong combinations that cannot be easily be hacked. Change your passwords regularly and it will be hard to crack them.