OTELCO’s Cyber Security Round Up

Did you know that October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month? To celebrate, OTELCO has collected our top five Cyber-Security blogs to help you, your family, and your business safe from cyber-criminals.

Password Best Practices: Keeping Your Online Accounts Secure

At this point in the digital age, we all have a lot of online and accounts and just as many passwords to go with them. As cumbersome as they can be, passwords are your first line of defense against cybercriminals. This blog will help you develop strong password habits so that you can stay safe online.

Avoid a Raw Deal: Tips for Online Shopping Security

Online shopping is a way of life in 2019. From the comfort of our home, we can buy everything from boats to groceries and have it all delivered right to our door. While this convenience is great, it is also rife with cybercrime potential. Stay safe online with our online shopping tips!

Internet Safety: Keeping Your Kids Safe Online

Keeping kids safe online can be a challenge, but it is also very important. Children are the most vulnerable group of technology users. Even though they have been raised with technology their whole lives, they are still just kids, who are up against cyberbullies, scammers, viruses, and so much worse. In this blog, OTELCO provides some parental cyber-safety tips.

Protecting Your Business from Ransomware

850.97 million Ransomware infections were detected in 2018. In today’s digital economy, Ransomware has become one of if not the biggest threat to businesses. Don’t let your company be just another ransomware statistic. Learn some ways to protect your business in this Ransomware blog.

Be smarter than your smart devices: IoT Security Tips

For many us, smart home technology has become the best part of living in the digital age. We have robots that tell us the weather, fridges that let us know when we are out of milk, and can even start our car from our phones. The Internet of Things (IoT) has given us so many home automation gadgets, but unfortunately, they all come with their own security downfalls. It is ok though, because OTELCO has some great advice to keep you and Alexa safe from cybercriminals. 

Keep Everything Connected with OTELCO

Above all, cybersecurity starts with a secure and reliable connection. OTELCO’s Lightwave fiber Internet offers the highest speeds, backed by future-proof technology. Lightwave keeps your devices running smoothly, with simultaneous speeds reaching as high as 1 Gbps. Visit our Lightwave Locator map to see if you are fiber eligible.

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