How to Practice Good IT Habits?
Basic IT hygiene is the first step in keeping you safe
IT Best Practices
Verify all requests for sensitive, confidential, or protected information and financial information.
Verify “Reply To” address is, in fact, the email address of the requesting employee.
Send sensitive information via an encrypted email message
Have a comprehensive multi phase security in place.
Keep systems and SW up to date.
Provide employee awareness training.
Keep all data encrypted.
Log and monitor internal account usage.
Enforce strong password requirements.
Implement a good data backup process, perform periodic restore to ensure integrity.
Beware time-sensitive requests, as social engineers sometimes use a sense of urgency to compel victims into unsafe behavior
Restrict access to sensitive data to only employees with an immediate need
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