Now that we are at the beginning of November, you can still practice good cyber hygiene every day. Here are five tips to consider using in your daily cyber routine (and, of course, always follow your organization’s policies):
1. Make regular backups and verify those backups.
2. When your external backup drive is not in use, disconnect it from your system.
3. Regularly update your web browser, add-ons, extensions, applications, and operating system software to the most current version.
5. When in doubt, throw it out. If you receive a suspicious e-mail (or even a calendar invite), delete it immediately if something seems “phishy.”
HIMSS has produced several cybersecurity awareness infographics and tip sheets that may be helpful to help bolster end user (and enterprise) security. These resources are: