10 Steps to Cyber Success

10 Steps to Cyber Success

10 Steps to Cyber Success: Step 1  

1. Be aware it could happen to you

Over 50% of UK crime is cyber crime.
Report incidents straight away.
Be careful what you post on social media.

Think before you click 

2. Think before you click

Curiosity, urgency, fear and greed are just some of the tactics used to get you to bite!
Find out more about phishing.

 Don't get caught by scams

3. Don't get caught by scams

It's not just emails. It could be SMS, phone calls or social media. 
Find out more about social engineering.

 Keep up with news and training

4. Keep up with news and training

Complete your online cyber security awareness training.

 Keep software up-to-date and use anti-virus

5. Keep software up-to-date and use anti-virus

New malware and viruses are released every day. Protect yourself.
Protect yourself from ransomware.
Find out more about updates and anti-virus.

 Protect your passwords

6. Protect your passwords

Keep them unique and strong. Don't share them. Use a password manager.
Find out more about protecting passwords.

 Use 2 Factor Authentication on critical accounts

7. Use 2 Factor Authentication on critical accounts

So you always know when and where your accounts are being accessed.
Find out more about 2FA.

Protect your data

8. Protect your data

Make back-ups, use secure wi-fi and encryption.
Find out more about protecting your data.

 Protect your mobile devices

9. Protect your mobile devices

Use a PIN or TouchID. Enable remote wipe.
Find out more about protecting your device.

 Lock before you walk

10. Lock before you walk

Lock it up or lock it down before you leave it.
Find out more about physical security.

Download the 10 Steps to Cyber Success poster