Cyber Weak Spots for Businesses

Most businesses in today’s world rely on the Internet to help their business run smoothly and thrive. However, operating on with the Internet, there is always the possibility of weak spots. Keep these potential cyber security weak spots in mind to ensure you can fully protect your business.

  • Email. Any email that is sent through the web without encryption carries the possibility of being red by someone other than the intended recipient.
  • Websites. All business are vulnerable when visiting non-secure websites on the Internet. If “https//:” is not in front of the website you are visiting, any information you share on the site may not be secure.
  • Browsers. Ensure that the internet browser you are using is up to date. Up to date browsers have all of the latest additions to help maximize your security online.
  • Virus protection. Make sure to install a protection program on all company computers to protect them from online threats, such as malware and spyware. Make sure to never open any suspicious emails.
  • Passwords. Make sure certain passwords are on a need to know basis. Routinely change passwords at least once a month, or whenever an employee leaves the company to ensure private information is bot accessible by anyone who is not authorized.
  • Third parties. Make sure to check references and research any third party companies that may need to repair your computers, or any consultants that want to access your customer’s information.
  • Wi-Fi networks. Make sure your companies Wi-Fi network is private, and change the password frequently so that only authorized users can access the network.

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