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5 top tips for cyber security

The ongoing development and convenience of digital technology continues to play a significant role in our day-to-day lives. However, these factors also heighten the potential for a security breach and the risk of our personal information being accessed. Therefore, staying proactive, keeping software up to date and implementing the following basic measures is vitally important to help protect you from the majority of cyber attacks.

01/04/2016

The following five tips provide you with a solid foundation should your level of cyber threat increase:

Always keep software up to date and install antivirus

Utilise passwords and encryption

Be vigilant with email and internet use

Be careful of what you’re sharing online

Ensure devices are physically secure and data is backed up

If you feel you have received any suspicious or fraudulent communications that appear as if they have come from Cazenove Capital or Schroders, please email abuse@schroders.com with complete details.

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