3 Tips to Boost Your Personal Cybersecurity

August 03, 2015
Proofpoint Staff

Most advanced attacks rely on exploiting human and system flaws. Following these 3 tips can boost your personal cybersecurity.

  1. Don’t click on Flash Player: Flash players have known security vulnerabilities and zero-day vulnerabilities that continue to be a problem
  2. Don’t Connect to Public WiFi Networks: Hackers love public WiFi. Its low-hanging fruit for a cybercriminal, who can quickly penetrate the network and gather your personal data
  3. Turn off Bluetooth: When you are not using Bluetooth, turn it off. Hackers can take advantage of your device to send spam, download your contacts, and personal information

Learn more in the Human Factor 2015 report