5 Common Cybersecurity Mistakes

 & How to avoid them?


Cybersecurity is crucial in today's digital age

Here are 5 common cybersecurity mistakes and how to avoid them


Weak passwords are simple to crack or guess.

Create secure passwords using a mix of letters, numbers, and symbols.

You can also use a password manager to create and keep track of strong passwords.

Weak Passwords

Wi-Fi networks that aren't secured can be easily hacked.

For internet traffic encryption, use a virtual private network (VPN).

Avoid utilising public Wi-Fi networks for sensitive activities.

Unsecured  Wi-Fi Networks

Users are tricked into supplying personal information in phishing scams.

Beware of untrusted links, attachments, and emails.

Before giving any information, make sure the sender and the website are legitimate.

Phishing Scams

Security flaws may be present in out-of-date software.

Utilize the most recent security patches and upgrades to keep your software up to date.

To defend yourself from malware and other dangers use antivirus software.

Outdated Software

Lack of backups can result in data loss in case of a cyberattack or hardware failure.

Regularly back up your important data to an external hard drive or cloud storage.

Make sure your backups are operational by testing them.

Lack of Backups