Magpie Tech Tips

January 14, 2021

5 Ways to Protect Your Business' Privacy in 5 Minutes

Business and personal online privacy are big topics these days…for good reason! This month’s Cyber Fu tip will focus on maintaining your business’ privacy while online.

With so much information traveling online – through email, cloud services, and file sharing – keeping that information private sits high on the priority list.

Here are our top 5 tips for maintaining your business’ privacy while working online: 

  1. Use a privacy-focused search engine, like , so your browsing history isn't tracked.

  2. Require all users to activate a VPN on their devices when working remotely. We addressed the two main types of VPNs – cloud-based and hardware – in .

  3. Activate file and email encryption to reduce spam and phishing attacks. Your email server may already offer an encryption feature, but if not, solutions such as modusCloud can add it.

  4. Enable multi-factor authentication (MFA) on all devices and online services whenever possible.

  5. Standardize all users on one privacy-friendly Web browser. In order, these would be: Brave, Firefox, Safari, Edge. Chrome is not recommended.

 

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