Get Cyber Safe Blog

July 8, 2020

Staying cyber secure during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has created some unique challenges for cyber security. Staying cyber secure has never been more important.

July 3, 2020

Take the Get Cyber Safe Challenge

Take the Get Cyber Safe social media challenge to protect your devices, secure your accounts and keep your data safe from cyber threats.

June 15, 2020

COVID-19 pandemic: Why cyber security is more essential than ever

This blog post presents four reasons for why cyber security is more essential than it’s ever been for Canadians.

June 15, 2020

E-commerce cyber security: An introduction for online merchants

Online stores are now more important than they’ve ever been. That makes it essential for businesses – particularly those delving into e-commerce for the first time – to take steps to protect their cyber security.

June 12, 2020

Cyber security for kids: How parents can talk with their children

Kids who don’t know how to keep themselves cyber secure are vulnerable to losing their information, their identity, and their money. Here’s how you, as a parent, can have “the talk” with your kids about cyber security.

June 4, 2020

A brief overview of cyber criminals’ favourite tactics

There are certain tried and true tactics that cyber criminals use again and again to victimize Canadians. Here are a few of the most common.

May 4, 2020

Cyber security spring cleaning: Three tips for protecting yourself

Here are three ways you can put spring cleaning to use to protect yourself against cyber criminals.

April 30, 2020

Three ways to stay cyber secure (while working from home)

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many Canadians are working from home. Cyber threat actors are always looking for ways to take advantage of security vulnerabilities, and it is important to keep your home cyber secure to prevent becoming a victim of cyber attacks.

April 30, 2020

Spoofing: An introduction

Spoofing is a tactic that cyber criminals use to fool victims into giving up sensitive information or money. Cyber criminals use spoofed email addresses or websites that closely resemble a legitimate organization’s email addresses or websites.

April 30, 2020

What is malware: How to protect yourself

Don’t neglect cyber security while staying safe from COVID-19. Here are three measures you can take to stay cyber secure during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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