Social networking has become a crucial part of our daily lives and is used by billions around the world.
However, this popularity of social networking has enabled many security threats for its users. NPAV always ensures user safety and hence, we would love to share some of the security tips which will keep your social networking environment safe and secure.
- Use a strong and unique password:
NPAV recommends users to use a strong and unique password for every social media account that they have. Using an unique password ensures that if the credential of one of the account is compromised, it won’t impact other accounts.
- Enable multi-factor authentication:
Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is defined as a security mechanism that requires an individual to provide two or more credentials in order to authenticate their identity. In IT, these credentials take the form of passwords, hardware tokens, numerical codes, biometrics, time, and location.
- Beware of the content you share:
Sharing is one of the widely used aspect of social networking. Users should always refrain from sharing any sensitive content or information through their accounts as it could cost them in the long run.
- Verify your friends and block fake accounts:
Adding friends and connecting with people should always be done wisely. One should always add people who are trustworthy and must report or block accounts that look fake and malicious.
- Shut the accounts that are inactive:
If you have an account that has been inactive for a while and is not of use, NPAV recommends you to shut it down. If the account gets compromised, it is likely that you won’t get notified about it and it may cause trouble for you.
- Click on links with caution:
Links shared on social media can take users to new pages with different information and data. However, this links can be malicious and can be used to install virus in your system. Click only on links which are from authentic and trusted sources.
- Protect your system by installing NPAV:
Social network is one of the leading platform used by hackers and cyber criminals to spread virus. Install NPAV on your devices and enjoy carefree browsing on social media. NPAV will take care of your security and will ensure proper protection from all kinds of cyber attacks.
Use NPAV and join us on a mission to secure the cyber world.