Security Hygiene Tips

 

Internet Browsing Hygiene

  • Only visit websites that are HTTPS enabled.  Learn more
  • Check and verify the address (URL) of the websites you visit.
  • Keep your Internet browsers up-to-date.

Email Security Hygiene
 
Email is one of the main infection methods.

  • If you are EVER unsure, about the source of an email don’t open it.
  • Please note that Iseehear Inc. will never ask for your credit card or other personal information by email.
  • Be cautious of unsolicited or suspicious emails asking for any personal information or that refer you to web sites that may ask for personal information.
  • Avoid clicking on email links or downloading email attachments from who you do not know or trust.

Password Security Hygiene

  • It is good practice in general to change your passwords and security questions frequently, and to review all your services and financial accounts for any suspicious activity.
  • Do not use the same password on multiple accounts.

Data Backup Hygiene

  • Backing up important data is the single most effective way of combating ransomware infection.
  • Individuals should ensure that backups are appropriately protected or stored so that attackers can’t delete them.
  • Use Iseehear Inc. cloud services to help retain previous versions of files.

Update(s) Hygiene

  • Anti-virus security software needs to be installed on every single computer and mobile device you own or use.
  • Always keep your Anti-virus security software up to date to protect your data and yourself.
  • Run a virus scan on your computers daily.
  • Keep your operating system and other software updated.
  • Software updates will frequently include patches for newly discovered security vulnerabilities that could be exploited by attackers.

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