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STAYING CYBER SECURE WHILE WORKING REMOTELY

Many companies due to weather, road conditions or present pandemic choose to work remote. Cyber security is paramount while away from the physical office space.


The following are rated as the best safety practices for remaining Cyber secure:


1) Save your work as you lock your computer; applicable for personal and corporate

PCs.

2) When finished all work REMEMBER to log off ALL apps.

3) Use a STRONG password to protect your business cell phone.

4) Be ever ALERT to info asking to CLICK or REPLY. Be sure it is LEGITIMATE.

5) REFRAIN from opening unknown irrelevant links or messages.

6) CALL and VERIFY any request from your manager.

7) DO NOT allow any REMOTE IT support without verifying with your business IT

department.

8) AVOID all pop up numbers. DO NOT CALL.

9) ALWAYS run antivirus software keeping your subscription current. UPDATE and

REBOOT your computer REGULARILY.


COVID-19 TEXT SCAMS

The following tips alert you to text scammers:


1) Government NEVER communicates via text.

2) DO NOT text STOP or NO to prevent text. It is a ploy to confirm the validity of your

phone number.

3) THINKING your text message is REAL? Be sure it is directing you to a legitimate

web address "agency.ca" or "agency.gov".

4) Do your own research finding out if the organization or agency exists. Contact by

phone.

5) If you encounter a SCAMMER help yourself and others by reporting them to

BBB.org/ScamTracker.


We at BONSE BONSE Real-Time Bookkeeping whether at the office or working remote seek to work the WEB in SAFETY.


Friday October 16, 2020

Written by: Sally Cooper

Reference: Better Business Bureau






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