Online Security – Where to Start

This Post was written by Bridge Technical Talent
Date posted: October 18, 2012

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National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is the perfect time to educate yourself about digital safety and online security.  It is important for all of us to be well-informed when it comes to the in’s and out’s of cyberspace and knowing how to protect our personal information.  In this post, we suggest some resources that can help you learn how to play it safe on the Internet and outsmart those cyber invaders.

Cyber Security for Business Owners:  Companies should train their employees on how to avoid cyber attacks.  It only takes one uneducated user to make a system vulnerable to intruders.

Cyber Security Legislation:  The government is really cracking down on laws governing cyber security to keep the public safe from privacy invasions and hackers.

Password Protection:  Keeping your passwords unique and safe is one of the easiest ways to prevent cyber attacks.

Stand Up to Hackers:  Always be one step ahead of hackers by understanding how hackers operate in cyberspace to ultimately invade your privacy.

Cyber Security for Mobile: Going mobile can pose legitimate security threats, which means informing the public abouthow to keep your information safe on your smart phone as well as your computer.

Facial Recognition Software:  As facial recognition technology advances, users are at greater risk of cyber attacks and privacy invasion.

Government vs. Business:  Congress and companies face off to resolve issues of cyber security.  Who has more control?

Social Media Privacy:  Do your social media profiles give away too much personal information?  Be smart to stay secure.

Security Breach: What to do if you fall victim to a cyber attack, and steps to take when rebuilding your online identity.

How Safe Do You Feel?  Business Week polled several Americans to see how many of them feel digitally secure under our country’s current cyber security laws.

Be Prepared:  Cyber attacks occur when you least expect it, so no matter how confident you feel about the security of your online data and identity, it is important to never let your guard down.

Security Innovation:  Check out these cyber security tips and Application Risk Management tools that all online users should be aware of.

Stay Safe Online:  The National Cyber Security Alliance educates online users about the basics of protecting personal information.

IT Security Hack:  A detailed analysis of IT security threats and recent cyber security news that the public should know about!

We hope this is a good starting point for you in learning more about cybersecurity.  If you run across other great resources, please share in the comments.

Safety First,

The Bridge Team

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