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Cybersecurity Awareness: Top Ten Tips to Keep You and Your Operation Safe

Protecting your personal information is a priority at Frontier Farm Credit. This includes sharing tips and educational resources that will keep all of us safer online.

laptop with lock Keep your operating systems up to date.

Shield with checkmark Use an antivirus program.

Person on headset Do not give out personal information over the phone or in e-mail.

paddlelock Use a strong and unique password for each account.

window with link Be suspicious of unknown links sent through e-mail or text message.

person with shield Verify authenticity of requests from companies or individuals by contacting them directly.

download to hard drive Back up your data using external hard drives/flash drives or a cloud service.

Phone with wifi Be careful when connecting to public WiFi on mobile devices.

Email with lock Don’t open or download unknown attachments in e-mail.

social network Be careful about what information you share online and via social networks.

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