Protection Against Cyber Hacks

Believe it or not, you most likely have an online routine, meaning you visit the same websites, check the same accounts, on a daily bases. With the advancements in technology to make your life easier, it also can make cyber hacks easier too. There are a number of reminders to make sure you are protected, but often overlooked. Taking the steps to make sure your accounts and passwords are protected is as easy as order a pizza. According to the National Cyber Security Alliance, 66% of small businesses are dependent on the Internet for their day-to-day operations. 49% of small businesses have their finances handled on online accounts. With the high percentage of businesses that use the Internet, protection is a necessity.
In order to protect your tangible assets in your business, first make sure your intangible assets are protected. Passwords to all accounts should be at least 12 characters long. Consider using a short sentence that you find easier to remember. If you have a hard time remembering your passwords, write them down. Keep a journal to keep all your passwords and keep it in a safe place, such as a safe. This way you can make sure the wrong hands do not get on it. You can also check within your settings of your accounts to make sure there are set authenticity settings. Many accounts offer a two-step authenticity setting to enhance security. Two-step authenticity setting includes sending a verification code to your cell phone or a fingerprint setting.
Protecting your online accounts is just as important as protecting your physical property. If you have any information about the security of your online accounts, give Spivey Insurance Group a call at 704-821-4460. Keep updated with Spivey Insurance on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Google Plus.

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