The IRS and its Security Summit partners encourage you to follow these data loss and fraud best practices from the Federal Trade Commission:

  • Set security software to update automatically.
  • Back up important files.
  • Require strong passwords for all devices.
  • Encrypt devices.
  • Use multi-factor authentication.

Cyber criminals target businesses of all sizes. Knowing some cybersecurity basics and putting them in practice will help you protect your business and reduce the risk of a cyber-attack.

For more details, visit the FTC’s Cybersecurity for Small Businesses.