Sandra Estok – Cyber Secruity
In this episode of The Millionaire’s Lawyer, JP and Sandra Estok discuss:
COVID-19 has changed how everything works nowadays and even how business owners are addressing it.
We are more adaptable than ever before when it comes to the virtual world
Business owners and everyday people are learning to leverage the technology in different ways
Communication has changed now more than ever, and people might not want to go back to that way things were before; virtually meetings may stick around for example.
When you are thinking of cybersecurity, think:
- Video conferences
- Ensure your settings are properly set up
- Muting guest upon arrival
- Require passwords
- Protecting your environment
- The importance of being diligent
There at 120K fake websites being created a day during this pandemic.
Monsters under the bed are now real people behind screens, find ways to protect yourself
These monsters could be anyone pretending to be another stranger or even your grandmother, mother, sister over the internet
Businesses are getting attacked and now is the time to make sure your IT is safe
Cyber-crime is real and is even treated as a normal job; for example, they could have a quote of how many fake identify they can take.
Protect your online presence
Holes in the Walls
Make sure to keep all of your devices and applications up to date.
Keep your password something different, people will know your pet’s name, address, parents maiden name by a simple lookup of you over social media.
What did Sandra think of Password keepers?
- Well, she thinks they are a great thing because keeping your passwords safe is there ONLY focus.
Set a reminder in your phone to go off every six months to go through your Privacy Settings again, as they auto-update and there might be something different.
Use your passwords to work for you, have them make you smile when you think of them because you always have to enter them.
Traveling causes for more risk, make sure you have full control of your ID, do not send anything over the provided WIFI, and know where your ID is at all times.
VPNs are a great thing to have to help protect yourself when abroad, or even just away from your safe trusted network.
Consider it all as an asset that your business has because it is something that is to your advantage.
Having a common cyber story makes it easier for Sandra to connect with people in similar situations
Cyber insurance is something you should look into to protect yourself from any future unforeseen attacks.
From this episode of The Millionaires Lawyer with Sandra Estok:
- Happily Ever Cyber
- Now is the time to be diligent with your cyber protection because COVID is making everything become virtual, even your important business meetings.
- As a business owner, you should know who has access to what information when and even be aware of who has the passwords.