Cybersecurity Awareness

CA072022_157 Apple Mac Computers 

​Many people believe that Macs are immune to viruses and spyware, but this is definitely not the case. As the use of Macs increases for both business and personal use, so does the malicious activity directed against them as criminals will reap a greater return.​ If you use a Mac, visit: https://www.getsafeonline.gy/business/articles/apple-mac-security/ for more tips and information.

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CA082022_156 Password Protocol and Control

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Passwords are the most common way for your organization and the people in it to prove their identity when banking, making purchases and other transactional online activities, accessing services, using email and accessing computers themselves. ​ ​

The use of strong passwords and their secrecy is therefore vital in order to protect the organization's and individuals’ security and identity. ​

​ To learn how to choose and use strong passwords, visit: ​ ​  https://www.getsafeonline.gy/business/articles/password-protocol-control// 

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CA072022_155 Smishing

DYK?​ Smishing – the commonly-used name for SMS phishing – is an activity which enables criminals to steal victims’ money or identity, or both as a result of a response to a text message. It manipulates innocent people into taking various actions which lead to being defrauded.​ Learn more here:  https://www.getsafeonline.gy/personal/articles/smishing/

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CA072022_154 Physical Security

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Physical security is equally important as online security in protecting your computers, mobile devices, business and employees against cybercrime, theft and loss.​ ​ 

Visit ​https://www.getsafeonline.gy/business/articles/physical-security/ to find out more tips about keeping your devices safe. ​

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CA072022_153 Your Information and Facebook

Facebook is one of the world’s most popular social networks. It has in excess of 2 billion members around the world. ​ It obtains revenue from advertising: if you ever wonder how products that you’ve shown an interest in pop up in the advertisements and posts on your page, it’s a combination of different technologies used to target you for this advertising. There has been widespread concern about how Facebook uses and shares your data, and in fact what data it holds about you. You can request a complete file of the data held.​ Click here to learn more. https://www.getsafeonline.gy/personal/articles/your-information-facebook/

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