Cyber Security

Computer security is becoming more important due to increased reliance on computer systems connected to the Internet and wireless network standards such as Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. Also with the growth of smart devices, including smartphones, televisions, and the various Internet of Things (IOT) devices protection of digital assets has become more important.

As a basis the following actions should be done as minimum to protect you and your data

Set strong and unique passwords on all your home devices and online accounts.  

  • Remember, when you first buy a new device, change the factory set identification name and default password including any networked devices . 

Secure your devices and online accounts.  

  • Turn on automatic software updates to ensure your devices are covered by the latest security protection. 
  • Install antivirus software where possible and backup devices to protect important information, photos and data.  
  • Always download apps from an official app store such as Apple’s App Store or Google Play for Android. Turn on automatic app updates for the latest security protection. . 

Search online and use social media safely.  

  • Choose what information you want to share. In settings do a privacy check on your devices, browsers, social media and other apps. 
  • Think about the information you share online. It can be used to obtain passwords or steal your identity. 
  • Never click on suspicious or unknown links in emails, SMS or social media messages.