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National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Online Safety Tips

By Del Peñano
Oct 17, 2018

This is the 15th year commemorating National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) which is a collaboration between government and private industry to raise awareness and provide resources to help all of us be more secure online as a result of cyber-threats that we all face be it at business or personal level.

The general mission of NCSAM is to educate and remind us all that cybersecurity and online safety is a shared responsibility. We all need to do our part to be knowledgeable and diligent when it comes to staying safe online.

As a result of NCSAM, the National Cyber Security Alliance led efforts to kick off an awareness campaign called STOP, THINK, CONNECT™, which focuses on educating the general public on how to be more safe and secure online.

Here are 5 key tips for online safety from STOP, THINK, CONNECT:

Keep in mind, your personal and business data isn’t really completely safe and secure unless it’s backed up remotely giving you a second copy of your data in case of hardware failure, theft or even cyber attacks. Reach out to us if we can help make sure you have that safe, second copy of your critical data!