Some of the key tips in the guide include:
Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)
One of the simplest and most effective ways to protect against unauthorized access, MFA is a security measure that requires two or more proofs of identity. For example, in addition to providing a password, the user must also use an authentication application and/or fingerprint. MFA makes it much harder for criminals to attack a business, because even if they do steal one piece of proof of identity (such as a password), they still need other evidence to gain access.
Always up-to-date technology
The guide provides an overview of how to check the hardware and software to make sure everything is up to date. Things like automatic updates can help a business maintain its defenses, but backing up data is equally important if something goes wrong.
Train your team
The people in the business can be the best defense or weakest link against online threats. The guide itself is a great educational tool for business owners and their teams, but additional ongoing training can also help people feel confident in their role in keeping safe. all for business. CommBank’s free webinars on staying safe online can help business owners get started.
To download the guide and learn more about phishing and protecting your business’s cybersecurity, visit: commbank.com.au/business-security