Are All of Your Internet Connected Devices Protected?
- Written by Drew Guthrie
- Category: Articles
How many devices do you have that connect to the Internet? Smartphones, desktop computers, laptops, tablets, smart home devices, smart toys, smart appliances all connect to the Internet. What steps have you taken to protect all of these devices?
This is a good time to review and update all the security precautions you've already put in place and to add new ones.
National Cybersecurity Awareness Month
October was National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). This year's key message is "If you connect it, protect it." This is a good time to review and update all the security precautions you've already put in place and to add new ones. In addition, you can make sure your precautions are working as intended.
For NCSAM, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has produced a number of tip sheets and resources to help. These include:
- 5 Steps to Protecting Your Digital Home
- Social Media Cybersecurity
- Internet of Things
- A How-to Guide for Multi-factor Authentication
Other tip sheets are available on this CISA page.
By taking precautions, everyone can help make cyberspace safer.