Fidelity Bank recently recognized National Data Security Day on Jan. 28, 2018. The bank’s data security officer, Lanaux Rareshide, shared some of the biggest mistakes people and businesses often make.
Not protecting your privacy online compromises your data security and puts you at risk. Using common passwords and information that’s easily identifiable, such as pets’ and children’s names, is ill-advised.
“Once posted, always posted,” is a good mantra, said Rareshide. Also, Rareshide suggests making sure you regularly back up data and keep software, especially anti-virus software, up to date. Learn more about how to protect yourself online here.