LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY
ATLANTA, GEORGIA
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
CINCINNATI, OHIO
DENVER, COLORADO
MADISON, WISCONSIN
RARITAN, NEW JERSEY
TORONTO, ONTARIO
NOIDA, INDIA
HYDERABAD, INDIA

V-Soft's Corporate Headquarters

101 Bullitt Lane, Suite #205
Louisville, KY 40222

502.425.8425
TOLL FREE: 844.425.8425
FAX: 502.412.5869

Denver, Colorado

6400 South Fiddlers Green Circle Suite #1150
Greenwood Village, CO 80111

TOLL FREE: 844.425.8425

Chicago, Illinois

311 South Wacker Dr. Suite #1710, Chicago, IL 60606

TOLL FREE: 844.425.8425

Madison, Wisconsin

8401 Greenway Boulevard Suite #100
Middleton, WI 53562

TOLL FREE: 844.425.8425

Atlanta, Georgia

1255 Peachtree Parkway Suite #4201
Cumming, GA 30041

TOLL FREE: 844.425.8425

Cincinnati, Ohio

Spectrum Office Tower 11260
Chester Road Suite 350
Cincinnati, OH 45246

Phone: 513.771.0050

Raritan, New Jersey

216 Route 206 Suite 22 Hillsborough Raritan, NJ 08844

Phone: 513.771.0050

Toronto, Canada

1 St. Clair Ave W Suite #902, Toronto, Ontario, M4V 1K6

Phone: 416.663.0900

Hyderabad, India

Incor 9, 3rd Floor, Kavuri Hills
Madhapur, Hyderabad – 500033 India

PHONE: 040-48482789

Noida, India

H-110 - Sector 63 ,
NOIDA , Gautham Budh Nagar ,
UP – 201301

A Definite Cybersecurity Check List for Employees

Cybersecurity Check List Your Employee

Cyber attacks aren’t just restricted to businesses alone as individuals are often the prime targets of hackers, as they are not equipped or educated enough to defend themselves. As the first line of defense, here is a checklist to reduce vulnerabilities that attackers exploit.

Cybersecurity is our shared responsibility. We all must work together to improve our Nation's cybersecurity."

-Department of Homeland Security

 Cybersecurity Checklist

  1. Don’t click on suspicious links in emails that appear to be from a known person or colleague.
  2. Change your password on regular basis and do not use passwords that contain your personal information like birthday. Choose a password with a combination of letters with upper and lower cases, numbers, and special characters.
  3. Avoid using the same password for all online accounts (email, banking, social etc.)
  4. Make sure firewall or antivirus is updated and run a system scan on regular intervals.
  5. Never share your personal information across social networking sites.
  6. Avoid emailing work information or sensitive files from your work email to your personal email.
  7. Keep Operating Systems (OS) updated with all recommended software updates. Don’t neglect these updates, as these updates fix vulnerabilities in the OS.
  8. Check your smartphone's access permissions and requests when installing new apps.
  9. Never plug in outside electronic device (USB, mobile charger etc) to office systems if you don't know its origins. 
  10. It is advised to encrypt all your PC’s, laptops, mobile devices, USBs and so on to avoid any malware to exploit vulnerabilities.
  11. Backup important files and data to secure cloud platforms as they are more encrypted than your PC. This helps your recover vital date even if your system crashes or subjected to attack.
  12. Read the fine print prior sharing your own data to websites or  online shopping.
  13. Use multi-step authentication procedures for your computers and networks.
  14. Keep your cybersecurity insurance up-to-date.

Cybersecurity is not one individual's, government's or company's responsibility. Defending against cyberattacks is a collaborative effort. As a part of celebrating this cybersecurity month, it's important to stay educated to fight the cyberwar winning the battle against cybercriminals. 

(Learn about the cybersecurity readiness list to protect your business against hackers)

 

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