November 2019 Business Continuity Tip

Be Security Conscious in the Workplace

How can you be security conscious in the workplace? Here are 5 quick tips:

Tip #1: Treat business information as personal information. Don’t share Personally Identifiable Information or sensitive business information with strangers or over unsecured networks.

Tip #2: It’s easy to mindlessly connect and use wireless devices, but make sure your wireless settings are configured securely first.

Tip #3: Keep your software and apps up to date. Turn on automatic updates so you don’t have to think about it, or check with your IT department to make sure updates are being handled on your machine.

Tip #4: Don’t overshare and avoid conducting official business on social media.

Tip #5: Security measures only work if used correctly by people. Don’t try to circumvent security measures in your organization. Be constantly on the alert for phishing attempts, suspicious activity, and more