How Secure Are You Online?

Test Your Password Prowess.

Whether you manage your company’s IT system or spend hours of day online, you are at grave risk. That’s because data breaches are reaching epidemic proportions, and savvy cybercriminals are finding more ways to hack into both company computer systems and individual accounts.

But you don’t have to be a victim. While there is no foolproof way to avoid falling prey to a savvy identity thief, you can step up your level of protection. The first line of defense is having a secure password.

Test your password prowess with our five-question quiz and learn what more you could be doing to protect yourself and your company online.

1. What’s your greatest vulnerability to identity fraud?

2. How often should you update your password?

3. The best passwords are:

4. When online, a good rule of thumb is to:

5. As long as I have a secure password, it’s OK for a website to store credit card information for future purchases.

If you answered 1. Passwords, 2. Quarterly, 3. All of the Above, 4. Use a unique password for every website, and 5. False, then you are taking the necessary precautions online. If you answered any questions incorrectly, heed the advice and take the next step toward password – and online – safety today.

Also, be sure to register for CyberSmarts, InfoArmor’s free webinar that shines a light on emerging fraud issues on October 22, 2015. If you are an individual, please attend our CyberSmarts webinar for consumers at 8 a.m. PST. If you are an employer, please attend our CyberSmarts webinar for employers at 11 a.m. PST.



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