Week of October 12 (Week 2): Securing Devices at Home and Work

2020 saw a major disruption in the way many work, learn, and socialize online. Our homes are more connected than ever. Our businesses are more connected than ever. With more people now working from home, these two internet-connected environments are colliding on a scale we’ve never seen before, introducing a whole new set of potential vulnerabilities that users must be conscious of. Week 2 of Cybersecurity Awareness Month will focus on steps users and organizations can take to protect internet connected devices for both personal and professional use.

Check out some related resources below.

7 Basic Cybersecurity Terms You Should Know

View Quanterion’s top seven cybersecurity terms and tips that you should know to protect yourself against cyberattacks.

5 Steps to Protecting Your Digital Home

This tip sheet is created by the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).

More and more of our home devices—including thermostats, door locks, coffee machines, and smoke alarms—are now connected to the Internet. This enables us to control our devices on our smartphones, no matter our location, which in turn can save us time and money while providing convenience and even safety. These advances in technology are innovative and intriguing, however they also pose a new set of security risks. #BeCyberSmart to connect with confidence and protect your digital home.

Social Media Cybersecurity Tip Sheet 

This tip sheet is created by the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).

Now more than ever, consumers spend increasing amounts of time on the Internet. With every social media account you sign up for, every picture you post, and status you update, you are sharing information about yourself with the world. How can you be proactive and “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart?” Take these simple steps by CISA to connect with confidence and safely navigate the social media world.

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