Cyber Safety Tips

Published On: October 11th, 2023Categories: Business Technology, Tech Tips, Tech Trends, Work From Home

Scammers are always looking for new ways to gather information. This doesn’t just mean phishing emails and malicious links. These criminals have added AI and social media to their toolbox. But we have ways to combat their strikes. Add these tips to your cyber-arsenal to keep yourself and your organization safe.

1. Phishing

2. Business Email Compromise

Always verify email addresses and links, and be wary of unexpected attachments or urgent requests for sensitive information.

Ensure all business communication is verified through known contacts and secure communication channels.

3. Pretexting

4. Chatbots

Verify the requester’s identity through trusted communication channels before sharing sensitive information or complying with any unusual requests.

Follow your organization’s policy regarding the use of AI chatbots. Never share any personal or organizational information with them.

5. Social Media

Set strict privacy settings and be cautious about sharing personal information, location, or other sensitive details on social media platforms.

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About the Author: Eric Vicencio

Eric began his career in healthcare, and he has been working in the IT field since 2006 when he graduated from Northern Illinois University. Eric specializes in Infrastructure, SQL and compliance: Licensing, HIPAA, GLBA and PCI.