Your Data, Your Resposability, Your Bussiness
Use an Anti-malware & a Firewall
This will prevent the majority of attacks and tricks.Ex:Kaspersky, Bitdefender, McAfee, Sophos, Avast, AVG.
Choose just one and keep it updated
Have a backup
If anything goes wrong this will permit you to recover your data. Ex: Windows Backup, Time Machine for MAC (free, stored on your devices).
Duplicati, CloudBerry, Duplicacy, Uranium, Mozy, Cobian (backed up in the cloud)
Encrypt your data
To encrypt documents you can use 7Zip, Encrypto.
To encrypt your PC you can use Bitlocker(Windows), Veracrypt, FileVault(Mac)
To encrypt USB sticks you can use Bitlocker, Veracrypt, Rohos Mini drive, USB Safeguard
All documents you delete can be un-deleted by someone else if you don’t use the correct tools, such as: Eraser, Undelete360, Portable Data Recovery
To erase disks: Darik's Boot And Nuke, (DBAN)
Update your software
If you can, put your software and devices on automatic update.
If you can’t, update weekly.
Use email properly
Have a good anti-spam filter.
Encrypt sensitive information.
Don’t forward chain emails.
Think before you click on links in emails.
Don't open unsolicited or fake emails - spelling mistakes are a clue, some are very sofisticate without any mistakes.
To check an attachment you can use http://virusscan.jotti.org/
To know if an email address is on a black lists, you can use https://mxtoolbox.com/blacklists.aspx
Navigate on the Internet carefuly
Use secure pages (https://). Pages with padlock or green bar.
Don’t download free applications without guarantees.
Go to the manufacturer or main website to download applications.
Check that the domain corresponds to where you want to go.
To check a web page for an infection http://desenmascara.me
Connect from trusted access points
To connect to a public WIFI (hotel, airport, Starbucks, ...), use a VPN
NordVPN , GooseVPN, PureVPN , Private Internet Access, ExpressVPN.Free VPNs: Cyberghost, Hide.me, Opera VPN
Use strong pswd and store securely
More than 8 characters, capitals, numbers and symbols.
Don’t use word from a dictionary.
Use different passwords for each service.
Select recovery sentences carefully.
Use two factor password.
Store passwords securely.
Be aware and keep training
Training and awareness.
Don’t reveal your password.
Be careful with the emails you receive.
Be careful with your own information that you publish on the social networks.
Be careful with metadata in our documents.
Be careful with recovery sentences.
Read domain names with attention.
Digital Transformation for lawyershttp://www.icab.cat
Xavier Duch / ICAB