Make a cyber safe resolution

Saving money is great and all, but we think saving your devices is just a little bit better. Choose one (or more!) of these New Year’s resolutions to get more cyber safe in the new year.

Get secure

Start with these key steps.

  • Update and strengthen your passwords
  • Enable multi-factor authentication where available
  • Turn on automatic updates

Make your smart home even smarter

Keep your smart devices safe from threats.

  • Secure your Wi-Fi network
  • Review smart device settings
  • Cover up any unused cameras

Start shopping safely

Treat yourself to cyber-safe shopping habits.

  • Don’t let websites save your credit card info
  • Don’t use public Wi-Fi when shopping
  • Look for HTTPS and a green lock in the address bar

Scrub your social

Save your most personal info for people you’ve actually met.

  • Be careful sharing personal info on public accounts
  • Untag yourself from inappropriate photos
  • Review your privacy settings

Make your business more secure

Protect what you’ve worked so hard to build.

  • Create cyber safety policies
  • Educate your employees
  • Promote device security

Be a cyber safe ambassador

Help your friends and family get cyber safe.

  • Follow @GetCyberSafe on social
  • Share Get Cyber Safe articles and blogs
  • Check GetCyberSafe.ca for the latest information

No matter which resolution you make, we wish you a happy and cyber safe New Year!

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