Online Privacy, are you protected?

Published | May 10, 2017

Most Central Ohio companies would like to believe that they are protected from the millions of cybercriminals around the world. Although with all the antivirus solutions, we still cannot prevent human error. That is why most cybercriminals are still successful today. They will do whatever they can to dupe you into dropping your guard and sidestepping standard security protocols.  And as you shed your need for privacy, they will pick up the pieces, place them back together, and use this partial picture to hack into every part of your online life. 

How do you avoid human error?

First, a basic knowledge on popular social engineering tactics. Such as, what strategies do hackers traditionally employ to infiltrate the human element as opposed to hardware and software vulnerabilities?  Secondly, you need to be mindful of how you interact online.  Really think about what you’re doing and whether or not it can be used against you in the future. 

For a few of the areas you should always keep top of mind when maneuvering through the online world, please visit our full article here