Working remotely has many people looking for entertainment on social media and on other apps. Have you seen some of the quizzes? What’s your mother’s maiden name? What’s the street you grew up on? How about the name of your childhood best friend or your first pet? Those quizzes are just one of the ways strangers get your information online.
It’s not just your credit cards, data and accounts they’re after, though. Other people are looking for your whereabouts, what you have in your house - even what your friends are doing! Gate City Bank wants to help you identify some of the quick ways you can keep yourself secure when you’re online.
Here are a few cybersecurity tips from our Vice President of Information Security, Andy Stein: