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William Russell Digital safety tips
We have recently partnered with The Defence Works, an award-winning provider of GCHQ-accredited security awareness training to create a series of guides to share best practices when it comes to keeping personal data, safe. Find out more below…
General best practice tips for keeping your data safe with William Russell digital safety:
Have an up to date subscription to good antivirus software
Apply patches/ updates from your operating system provider/ firewall as soon as they are released and consider setting your updates to auto update – this ensures that the most recent security updates are applied to your laptop/ PC
Be cautious when you receive emails you don’t know who they are from
Check the ‘from’ address in emails – if it doesn’t look right, be cautious about any action it asks you to take
Never open email attachments or click on links from senders you don’t know or trust
Be cautious connecting to public Wifi
Disconnect from the internet immediately if you think you’ve been compromised
Never use a USB device from a source you don’t know or trust
Read more here: https://ico.org.uk/your-data-matters/online/
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William Russell in partnership with The Defence Works
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