Cyber Security Awareness Month
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. In today's world, the internet touches almost all aspects of our daily life, whether we realize it or not. Digital security is a SHARED responsibility, and ALL digital citizens must take steps to protect ourselves and each other.
- Stay current. Keep pace with new ways to stay safe online: Check trusted websites for the latest information, and share with friends, family, and colleagues, and encourage them to be web wise.
- Think before you act. Be wary of communications that implore you to act immediately, offer something that sounds too good to be true, or ask for personal information.
- Back it up. Protect your valuable work, music, photos, and other digital information by making an electronic copy and storing it safely.
Read more at StaySafeOnline.org.
F&M Security Tip: Two-step verification is one of the best steps you can take to secure any account. Two-step verification is when you require both a password and code a sent to or generated by your mobile device.
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