We’ve all heard the cyber security buzzwords – phishing, botnets, malware. You might be thinking, are these real and am I really at risk? The truth is, cyber criminals don’t tend to target businesses or individuals in particular. They target weakness. Cyber attacks are automated, they constantly probe for weaknesses, which is why it’s important to get into good security habits.
In light of this month’s Cyber Smart Week in New Zealand and Scams Awareness Week in Australia, we’ve put together some practical tips on the basics of cyber security to help protect yourself and your business.
80% of web apps are using brute force to compromise passwords. Protect your personal information with unique passwords that are long and strong.
Password managers are particularly useful in letting you use multiple strong passwords, as they can generate these for you and sync them across your devices to