Burnt Orange Solutions IT Expert Tips of the month – Bank Fraud & Working From Home
Saskatoon IT Tips – Bank Fraud & Working From Home
Our Trusted Saskatoon IT Tips are from the professionals at Burnt Orange Solutions promise to have a one-hour response time for all your IT support needs. Honesty and respect are important to us. We pride themselves on ensuring our clients understand their IT concerns by providing a straightforward and reliable solution with exceptional service. In our latest tip blog, we discuss bank fraud & working from home.
Saskatoon IT Security Tip #1 – Protect Your Business Bank Account From Fraud
Did you know your company’s bank account doesn’t enjoy the same protections as a personal bank account? For example, if a hacker takes money from your business account, the bank is NOT responsible for getting your money back. (Don’t believe me? Go ask your bank what their policy is on refunding your money stolen from your account!) Many people think CIDC protects you from fraud – it doesn’t. It protects you from bank insolvency, NOT fraud.
Quick Tip: Set up e-mail alerts on your account so you are notified any time money is withdrawn from your account. The FASTER you catch fraudulent activity, the better your chances are of keeping your money. If you contact the bank IMMEDIATELY, you have a very high probability of foiling a hacker’s attack.
Saskatoon IT Security Tip #2: Working from home? Only if it’s Secure!
If you plan on catching up on some work from home AND you’re using a personal device such as a smartphone or personal laptop – DON’T! Unless your personal device is covered under our business security plus plan, you could accidentally introduce a virus to the company’s network.
Quick Tip: ONLY devices that are under our vigilant watch of patching, updating and monitoring should be used to work remote. We can set up a way for you to work from home securely; contact us to get set up to work securely from home.
Want a Head Start on Securing Your Business?
We hope you enjoyed learning a bit about the security implications of bank fraud & working from home.
Our ‘7 Security Requirements You Need To Now’ document is a good place to start. Download the document to see our top 7 steps any business can take to improve their IT security. If you’re ready to take your security to the next level, contact the Trusted IT professionals at Burnt Orange Solutions and take IT worries off your plate.
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