5 Cyber Hygiene Best Practices
Here are 5 cyber hygiene best practices to safeguard yourself from hackers:
- Know your attack surfaces:
Hackers know your external look and feel better than you do.
So you must constantly rediscover how you appear to the adversaries and take actions to safeguard yourself.
- Patch your software:
A lot of hacks happen by exploiting vulnerabilities that have not been patched instead of being zero-day attacks.
So you need to patch your software regularly.
- Have a ransomware forensics firm on retainer:
If your organization gets hit with ransomware, you don't want to wonder who to call in the middle of the night.
You must have somebody on retainer who will look out for you 24/7.
- Use multi-factor authentication or a no-password solution:
Passwords get reused on multiple websites, making it easy for hackers to get a hold of your information.
Make sure you always have several factors of authentication.
- Use KPIs:
You need KPIs to measure and track your organization’s security posture to know if your organization is getting safer or regressing.
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