Resolve to be cyber secure in 2021!
Effective internal controls and security maintenance requires routine training and reminders, particularly to staff working remotely. As cyber criminals are becoming more organized and aggressive, make it a resolution to review these cybersecurity tips:
Teleworking Key Tips to stay cyber-safe when working remotely
Use official sources for COVID-19 information
Review and update internal controls for compliance with the Commonwealth Default Security Policies and Standards
Follow the Four Steps to Prepare for a Cybersecurity Risk Assessment to evaluate your current cyber footprint and controls, including updating your inventory of all deployed equipment, patching schedules, and mobile devices supplied by employees
Ensure that all applications, systems, deployed equipment, and employee-supplied devices, are updated with current patches
Contact CTREmergencyNotification@mass.gov with any incidents or suspected incidents of fraud or cyber attacks or if you need assistance with Internal Controls. Visit the Cyber Center for additional resources and links for Cybersecurity Tips and Alerts.