Episode 61: My Top 12 Cyber Security Tips for the Tech Smart Boss

With all the hacks and security holes we hear about almost weekly, the honest truth is you’re never 100% secure if you’re on a device connected to a network.  But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t do everything you can to protect yourself from the busters and knuckleheads who want to cause you damage.  In this episode, I share 12 things you need to be doing at a minimum, especially if you are a remote workforce and spend a lot of time working from outside a traditional office.

Topics Discussed (Time Stamped)

01:51 All about security
02:49 Meltdown CPU issue
04:57 Precautions against hackers
06:24 Security perspectives for small business
07:18 You need to have a strong password
07:28 Why you should use Dashlane for your passwords
09:05 Your Master Password should be a long phrase
11:05 Turning on the two factor authentication for your critical services
13:22 What happens when banks don’t have two factor authentication
14:53 Cloud storage sites
19:10 Wi-Fi security
21:44 Keeping your software programs up-to-date
25:08 Why you need VPN software on your laptop before connecting to a public Wi-Fi
28:06 Turning the firewall on your PC
29:59 Good mobile browser option would be Opera

Quotes Worth Sharing

There is no such thing as security Click To Tweet No matter what you do, you're not safe but there are precautions you can take that make yourself safe Click To Tweet At the end of the day, most of the exploits comes down to human error Click To Tweet At the end of the day do what you can do to protect yourself Click To Tweet

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Thanks for listening and checking out the show notes,  any feedback, comments, or questions, send me an email at david@techsmartboss.com

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