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How to Use This Toolkit

Cybersecurity Awareness Month (CSAM) is observed each October. Cybercrime is a profitable business, and MediSked is on a mission to protect our clients from it. This Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we’re providing a free, one-stop-shop resource center for tips to keep you and your company safe in the digital landscape. 

We encourage you to print out the Cybersecurity Tips poster, share the social media posts, and get more in-depth knowledge in our previous insights. The more you know, the more protected you’ll be!

Cybersecurity Tips Poster

Print out this 11×17″ poster for your office – whether you’re working from home or not, you’ll want to keep these tips in mind year-round.

Social Media Shareables

We encourage you to share these images on social media to educate your networks on what they should be doing to protect themselves. We’ve also provided captions to go with each image, which reflect the tips from the printable poster!

Tip #1 Suggested Caption:

This #Cybersecurity Awareness Month, one of the most important things you can do to keep your data safe is ensuring all your systems are updated frequently. According to Verizon’s 2021 Data Breach Investigations Report, on average, companies have only implemented 42% of patches within 90 days of release. That’s an enormous window of opportunity that we give the bad guys!

Get more tips for #CSAM22 here: medisked.com/toolkit/csam

Tip #2 Suggested Caption:

Do you use a password manager or vault? These tools generate complex unique passwords for your accounts and save them for you so that all you have to do is remember one master password to get into your manager, making it easy to have different passwords for every account. 

Get more tips for #CSAM22 here: medisked.com/toolkit/csam

#Cybersecurity #MediSked

Tip #3 Suggested Caption:

MFA requires two or more of the following factors: something you know (like a password), something you have (like an authenticator application), and something you are (like a fingerprint). Having more than one type of authentication greatly reduces your risk from hackers.

Get more tips for #CSAM22 here: medisked.com/toolkit/csam

#MFA #Cybersecurity #MediSked

Tip #4 Suggested Caption:

While this is almost a given in the current day, many organizations fail to implement this very fundamental security control. However, even those companies that do install Anti-Virus (AV) software on endpoints sometimes fail to ensure that they are constantly updated with the most current virus signatures (how viruses are detected for pattern-based AV products).

Learn more: medisked.com/toolkit/csam

#AntiVirus #CSAM22 #Cybersecurity #MediSked

Tip #5 Suggested Caption:

Stay Cyber Safe! Never blatantly trust anything that asks you to click on it (particularly pop-ups) without a little critical thinking. Similarly, be wary of any file attachment on emails when you are not expecting them. These are easy ways to bypass your computer’s security, so be on guard.

Learn more: medisked.com/toolkit/csam

#CSAM22 #Cybersecurity #MediSked

Diving Deeper: Additional Resources

Cybercrime attacks against SMBs are becoming more frequent and more expensive. Learn how to protect your SMB against cybercrime!

In this insight, MediSked Cyber Security Network Engineer Luke Franzelas provides a few tips for staying Cyber Smart – both at work and in your personal life.

In this insight, MediSked Security & Operations Engineer Sara Sofia shares a first-hand experience with phishing, how you can identify it, and ways to protect yourself.

MediSked’s Chief Information Security Officer, Shayne Champion, details the magnitude of the cybercrime industry and how we can stop it.

MediSked Senior DevSecOps Engineer Nathan Westerman shares his unique perspective on why agencies looking for a software solution should look for a company with a DevSecOps team.

Panelists from MediSked’s Cyber Security team tell stories about security breaches they’ve witnessed and shares how to keep your information safe.

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