Cyber hygiene is often compared to personal hygiene. Much like an individual engages in certain personal hygiene practices to maintain good health and well-being, cyber hygiene practices can keep data safe and well-protected. In turn, this aids in maintaining properly functioning devices by protecting them from outside attacks, such as malware, which can hinder functionality. Cyber hygiene relates to the practices and precautions users take with the aim of keeping sensitive data organized, safe, and secure from theft and outside attacks.

Every day you brush, you Floss, you scrub and you wash your body. You’re a clean person and you make sure everything is nice and tidy… But what about your cyber health?

Are you clean and neat when it comes to leaving your personal information hanging around online? Is your computer clean? Have you scrubbed it clean from viruses, malware, ransomware, and other compromising issues attacks?

 

Say This Pledge With Me

  

  • To Count the devices I have
  • Where they are
  • Who has access to them

Promise to Configure your devices

  • To enable security features on all my devices
  • To use a good anti-virus and anti-malware software on all your computer systems