October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month and with Alberta being the leader in public-sector cybersecurity., here are some tips to help you stay safe and secure.

  • Update and Strengthen Passwords: Ensure your passwords are strong and unique for each account. Consider using a password manager for added security.⁣
  • Stay Informed: Educate yourself about the latest cybersecurity threats and best practices. Knowledge is your best defense!⁣
  • Update Your Devices: Keep your devices updated with the latest security patches.⁣
  • Be Wary of Phishing: Don't click on suspicious links or download attachments from unknown sources. Verify the authenticity of emails and messages.⁣
  • Enable Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA): Add an extra layer of protection to your accounts with MFA whenever possible.⁣
  • Protect Your Personal Data: Only share personal information when necessary and with trusted sources.⁣

For more information and to help keep each other safe, visit the Government of Alberta's website. 

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