How To Keep Your Business Safe Online

If there’s one thing that has become clear in the last few years, it’s this: hackers are getting smarter, and no business is safe from them. That doesn’t mean, however, that you should give up on using technology to grow your business! Far from it. The key to staying safe online isn’t giving up technology; it’s being smart about how you use it. Here are some tips for keeping your business secure while still enjoying all the benefits of going digital:

Always keep your computer’s software up to date.

Always keep your computer’s software up to date.

Updates are free and can fix security vulnerabilities, improve the performance of your computer, or add new features. This is particularly important for operating systems like Windows 10 which have automatic updates turned on by default (although you can choose not to install them).

Don’t share your passwords with anyone.

  • Don’t share your passwords with anyone.
  • Passwords should not be shared with anyone, including family members, co-workers and business associates. This includes sharing the same email account or computer as someone else.
  • Don’t write down your password somewhere that others could find it (like a note on the fridge). If you do need to write down your password for any reason, make sure it’s stored in a safe place where no one else will see it or get access to it – such as behind a locked door or in an encrypted file on your computer/phone!

Use secure connections whenever possible.

As a business owner, you have a lot on your plate. You need to keep your customers happy and sales numbers high while also making sure that everything is running smoothly in the office. One of the best ways to ensure that your personal information stays safe is by using secure connections …