Covid-19-factsheet-cyber-security-essentials-for-working-remotely.pdf

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This document provides cyber security guidance for members, and their clients, in light of the COVID-19pandemic. Now more than ever its important to incorporate cyber security measures into your contingencyplanning and every day work practices as more people start to work from home, and the use of remote accesstechnology increases. Below are the top 8 tips for keeping your data and systems safe and secure:1.Good password securitySecure devices with good password hygiene and encryption on laptops. Strong passwords will not only protectyour devices and systems being accessed if a mobile or laptop is lost or stolen, they also protect your businessfrom hackers. Good password hygiene includes using long passwords with multi-characters and uniquepasswords for different systems and logins.You can use a tool like a password manager to help you create and remember all your different passwords.Solutions such as LastPass provide a very flexible way of managing your passwords safely. Or a tip to rememberpasswords is to choose song lyrics and use the first letter of each word in the line. This way you can rememberlong strings of letters with ease. You could also try this with movie quotes or lines from poetry.You may also wish to consider implementing multi-factor authentication (MFA) to improve security for employeesworking at home.2.Keep mobile devices and laptops safeLost and stolen mobile devices and laptops are easy pickings for cyber criminals. The first line of defence is tolook after these business assets: keep them secure and never leave them in cars etc. To give employees a

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E mail, Telecommuting, Password strength

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