Ask yourself, do I really need to give my information to this website or this person? If it doesn’t feel right, don’t share it.
Don’t send business information to your personal devices, personal email accounts or other locations not protected by your organisation. And only use approved secure file transfer tools (corporate cloud file sharing applications) or other approved mediums when sharing information.
Limit public Wi-Fi
Don’t use public Wi-Fi especially when working on a company device or sharing sensitive information. Public Wi-Fi is prone to malicious attacks and cybercriminals can easily hack into these connections.
Avoid unknown links and attachments
Avoid clicking on links and attachments from unknown email senders. Especially those that are health related as scammers are exploiting people’s current concerns. The scams may claim to have a ‘cure’ for the virus, offer a financial reward, or be encouraging you to donate. Like many scams, these emails prey on real-world concerns to try and trick people into doing the wrong thing.disclaimer
Dispose of sensitive information securely
Don’t just throw it in the trash or recycling bin. Any paperwork no longer required should be destroyed securely, especially if it contains sensitive information about customers, employees or the organisation.