According to a Government of Canada survey, about one in four Canadians feel they are not prepared to face cyber threats. Nonetheless, while absolute security may be too much to expect, some basic precautions could increase your level of security against the millions of online attacks targeting Canadians every year.
Here are five of the most important ones.
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To find out how your data is protected by your advisor, read this article.
For more information about cyber security, check out the Government of Canada’s Get Cyber Safe website.
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