'Be cyber wise - don't compromise'
October is Cyber Security month and an annual reminder for all Australians to stay secure online.
Unity Bank supports Cyber Security Awareness Month, showing our commitment to your security and privacy online. We will continue to raise awareness to remind all members of the importance of adopting strong digital security.
This year, we encourage you to ‘Be cyber wise – don’t compromise’. There are 4 simple steps you can take to be cyber wise and significantly boost your cyber security:
1. Update your devices regularly
Turn on automatic updates for your devices and software. This ensures you have the latest security in place.
- Check out our top tips to stay cyber secure
- Learn how to update your devices
- Test your knowledge by taking Australian Cyber Security Centre’s short quiz: how cyber secure are you
2. Protect your accounts with multi-factor authentication.
Turn on multi-factor authentication to add another layer of protection to your accounts.
- Learn about protected your account with multi-factor authentication
- Use the how-to-guide to protect your devices and accounts using multi-factor authentication
3. Back up your important file
Safeguard your data from threats and avoid costly data recovery by having your important files backed up.
- Set up and perform regular backups
- Use Australian Cyber Security Centre's advice for backups to learn more about the files and devices to back up regularly.
4. Use passphrases and password managers
Passphrases are passwords that use 4 or more random words. Don’t compromise your accounts by re-using passwords or passphrases. Consider using a password manager to help generate or store secure and unique passwords.
If you suspect someone has gained access to your personal information, you should contact us immediately on 1300 36 2000. You can also report a scam through the Scam Watch website, and find additional information on scams and how to protect yourself.