Cybercrime Awareness At The Workplace

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Published
Oct 31, 2021

Hindustan Times

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Total business shutdowns, data theft, phishing, and even the fear of ransomware are all part of today's realities of going online

Cybercrime costs businesses a lot of money every day, therefore businesses must take steps to safeguard themselves, their employees, and their customers

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Cybercriminals target those with the weakest security, and organizations must address this issue immediately

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Here are some tips and tricks that will help prevent cybercrime at the workplace

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Employees should be educated on safe email and browsing use, as well as, how to recognise and protect themselves from phishing attacks and malware

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Training

Organizations should equip employees with passwordless authentication systems that use multi-factor authentication whenever possible

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Multi-factor authentication

Employees must be taught the value of using secure connections like HTTPS, for a safer and more secure browsing experience

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Secure connections

Most pop-ups lead to ads, malware and unwanted websites and must be blocked to maintain a secure browsing experience

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Enable pop-up blockers

Cloud protection works together with antivirus solutions to deliver accurate, real-time protection

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Cloud-based anti virus

To maintain the most up-to-date security standards, install browser and operating system updates as soon as they become available

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Never delay updates

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