Posted on 10/1/2018 12:00 AM By Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Created by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance, Cyber Security Awareness Month serves to bring awareness to the increasing risk of your personal data being hacked online.
Living in an ever-changing digital world, it is crucial you take steps to guard your personal information online. Here are some tips for increasing your cyber security:
Be cautious about what you click on
Avoid sending or storing personal information on your cell phone, tablet, laptop, and computer
Do not use untrustworthy public wireless hot-spots
Never leave your devices unattended
Update your computer software with the latest security
Avoid suspicious emails and phone calls
We hope you follow these tips to prevent your personal data from becoming hacked. Should you fall victim to identity theft online, Florida Peninsula Insurance Company stands ready to assist you. We offer protection ...
Posted on 2/9/2017 3:00 AM By Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
Shopping online is one of the most convenient ways to purchase items without having to go to multiple stores, but it can also be one of the most dangerous. Cyber criminals use the web to gain access to personal and financial information in order to purchase items for themselves. Unfortunately, consumers end up paying the price. Here are a few ways to avoid getting hacked:
Update Your Computer Security: When it comes to your computer's security software, avoid ignoring alerts and be sure it is up to date for your protection.
Separate Personal and Financial Activity: Avoid using your personal computer (social media, e-mail, shopping) for financial business, since you are using things such as social media platforms and ordering online. Clicking into certain links can be dangerous, and may allow a virus to enter your computer, granting hackers access to your information. If you own or manage a company, it would be best to use a separate computer.
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Posted on 2/28/2015 10:58 AM By Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
Data breaches and cyber hacks have become far too common and show no signs of slowing down in 2015. When we hear about cyber hacks and data breaches they are usually attacks on large companies, but this does not mean small businesses and individuals cannot be targeted. Once a data breach occurs, your financial and personal information can be sold and distributed within a matter of days. Many do not even realize they can buy insurance in the case of a data breach of cyber hack. There are several companies who specialize in selling cyber security insurance to small businesses and individuals. We encourage all small businesses to research and acquire protection against data breaches and cyber hacks.
If you are an individual looking for protection, Florida Peninsula offers identity theft coverage at a low annual premium.
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