Alumni

Online safety during the LockDown

The Covid 19 LockDown is still effect and you are probably using technology to engage the rest of the world. The whole world is using online platforms to engage. The LockDown period has also been extended with the 5 levels of LockDown, meaning that you will continue to use online platforms to engage. At the same time, the UN has advised the increase on cyber security for individuals to be safe online. Clearly, life won’t be the same after the LockDown and the 4th Industrial Revolution is now in implementation.

Do you know how to keep yourself safe from cyber-crime and other harms online? If not sure, start living a SafeCyberLife today and obtain the skills because life will never be the same after this LockDown and many others to come.

SafeCyberLife and UNISA Alumni wish to encourage all the UNISA alumni to adopt a cyber security posture at home and in your workplace especially with the Work From Home principles. In that regard the UNISA Alumni is working with SafeCyberLife and encourages you to work on adopting the following important steps of living safe online.

  • Step 1: Perform an audit of your technology at home or in your small business.
  • Step 2: Manage your passwords properly to be safe online.
  • Step 3: Use a secure email service.
  • Step 4: Install up-to-date antivirus software.
  • Step 5: Keep all software updated on your devices.
  • Step 6: Activate privacy settings on all your technology services.
  • Step 7: Activate parental controls on all your technology services.
  • Step 8: Manage all the software on your devices.
  • Step 9: Practice and instill proper web and social media behavior.
  • Step 10: Maintain cyber health.
  • Step 11: Understand the 8 elements of the 4th Industrial Revolution.
  • Step 12: Prepare the family or business for the 4th Industrial Revolution

Online prevention with SafeCyberLife is better than a digital catastrophe in your family or business. For more help go to www.safecyberlife.com.

Life will never be the same after this LockDown.

Publish date: 2020/05/11