Today things are much easier than they were before, communication, information and payment of services no longer has to be done personally but through technological methods that are very precise, fast and efficient. Today you can read your newspaper from the internet, check for directions from google maps, post our pictures in social media pages among other things, technology has made things much more fun.
This same technology that allows us to do great things also allows other people to do bad things, with the idea of getting rich very fast these people steal and sell important information, the steal from our accounts among other unspeakable things. Thieves know more about us because we let them by posting a lot of our personal details on social media pages plus pictures of us with expensive stuff that we have bought and when we are robbed we blame others when it was all on us for ignorance and carelessness.
It is important that we be safe when we do our businesses and we are going to discuss some of the ways that this can be achieved. People end up losing their personal, confidential information and cash because they write their passwords on paper which then ends up being seen by the wrong people.
Unless you have a VPN never use public Wi-Fi because your data is easily accessed this way. If you ever come across a USB drive do not be tempted to put it in your computer to find out what is in it because this is another common trap, usually malware that is designed to destroy your computer or steal sensitive information is installed and sometimes it may contain viruses.
Backing up your data is very important because it will prevent you from paying large amounts of money in ransom when some cyber attackers steal your important files, information and data and threaten you to pay up or else they delete it all. Having employees that are trained thus know all there is to know about keeping a safe environment then you will not have to worry about cyber attackers who might want to take advantage.
When you are using shared networks it is advisable that you use on screen keyboards which hackers cannot access with tools that record keystrokes and later allow them to gain access to your system. Passwords are very crucial security measures and they can only serve their purpose if you make them strong enough, you a lot of combinations and you can get security services to help you set ones that are not easy to breach. Passwords should be changed every now and then so that it will be very hard to crack them.