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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Being aware of the warning signs that a scammer is trying to access your financial or personal information for nefarious purposes is essential in today’s digital world. As technology evolves, so do the scams; here are some solid cybersecurity practices that you can use to protect yourself:


Use strong, unique passwords:


Enable two-factor authentication (2FA):


Keep software and system updated:


Use a secure network:


Secure your devices:


Regularly monitor your accounts:


Beware of phishing, vishing and smishing attempts:


Educate yourself:


There are many variations on the scams that fraudsters use to trick unsuspecting victims, but the most common ones are:




Remember that cybersecurity is an ongoing, evolving process trying to stay ahead of the scammers. Staying safe online requires education and your constant vigilance! Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you believe your Cutting Edge accounts my have been compromised due to a scammer – we have tools and resources to help.

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