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Take safety precautions and protect yourself

Take safety precautions and protect yourself

Today’s mobile devices are as powerful and connected as any PC or laptop.  Take the same precautions on your mobile device as you do on your computer with regard to messaging and online safety.  The first step is STOP. THINK. CONNECT.  

October is National Cyber Security Awareness month.  Heritage Bank found these great tips offered by staysafeonline.org, powered by the National Cyber Security Alliance.

Keep a Clean Machine

Mobile devices are computers with software that need to be kept up-to-date (just like your PC, laptop or tablet). Security protections …

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STOP. THINK. CONNECT.

STOP. THINK. CONNECT.

STOP. THINK. CONNECT. is simple, actionable advice that everyone can follow to stay safer and more secure online.

STOP: Before you use the Internet, take time to understand the risks and learn how to spot potential problems.
THINK: Take a moment to be certain the path ahead is clear. Watch for warning signs and consider how your actions online could impact your safety, or your family’s safety.
CONNECT: Enjoy the Internet with greater confidence, knowing you’ve taken the right steps to safeguard yourself and your computer.

October is National …

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