Security is Everyone’s Job
- October 31, 2020
When was the last time you left the garage open on your way out of the house? How about the last time you left your front door unlocked before turning in for the night and going to bed? I would bet you are having a hard time recalling an example. When it comes to keeping ourselves and our belongings safe, we rarely forget to protect ourselves. So why is it that when it comes to cybersecurity, we tend to fall short?
As Cybersecurity Awareness Month comes to a close, we have the opportunity to reflect on all the learnings this month provides. This year’s theme — “Do your part, #BeCyberSmart” — is especially timely because, truth be told, it takes a village to achieve meaningful change, including building and sustaining good cybersecurity habits. Cybersecurity can be a daunting and complicated concept, especially given the rapid uptick in cybercrime and the unique challenges we’ve faced over the past several months. As with most things in life, simpler is better when it comes to cybersecurity tools and tactics. As one last Cybersecurity Awareness Month treat, here are a few simple tips to help you and your organization do your part:
Cybersecurity is everyone’s job. Here are a few simple tips to help you and your organization do your part.
At Dell Technologies, we recognize that for our team members to do their part, we must provide them with the knowledge and resources to make educated, secure decisions. In a landscape as revolutionary, fast-changing and complex as cybersecurity, it is critical we stay agile and do our part to protect ourselves and those around us.
Although October is almost over, the lessons we learned this month should be practiced every day. Cybersecurity begins and ends with you; your desktop, network and server are only as secure as your actions allow. Let’s continue to do our part and #BeCyberSmart every day of the year.