October 25, 2021
One element of Cybersecurity Awareneess Month is making security a priority.
For businesses, this means building security into products and processes. Make cybersecurity training a part of employee onboarding and equip staff with the tools they need to keep the organization safe.
For individuals, keep cybersecurity at the forefront of your mind as you connect daily. Before purchasing a device or online product, do your research. When you set up a new device or app, consider your security and privacy settings and update default passwords. Cybersecurity should not be an afterthought.
IoT stands for Internet of Things. Consumer IoT refers to the billions of personal devices such as home appliances, smartphones, wearable technologies, toys, etc. that are connected to the internet collecting and sharing data.
Secure Your Smart Home
Use the steps in this tipsheet to take security precautions, think about how your information is shared with your smart devices and connect to the internet with more peace of mind.
Secure Your Business
Remember that every new internet-connected device you use is another entry point for a cyber criminal. We recommend businesses connect with caution, and take steps to secure these devices.