10 ways to stay safe online and prevent cybercrime

What is Cybercrime?

Not every organisation is lucky.

Here are 10 ways to help you stay safe online and prevent cybercrime. When it comes to cybersecurity, leave nothing to chance.

1. Lock everything!

2. Use a password manager

3. Use Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) or Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) on your apps

  1. Login with a username and password.
  2. Login credentials confirmed. The second factor of authentication is needed.
  3. Open the Google Authenticator app on a mobile phone (possession factor), which generates a security code.
  4. Enter the code on the login page, and access is granted.
  1. Login with a username and password.
  2. Login credentials confirmed. The second factor of authentication is needed
  3. Push notification (possession factor) received to confirm the login.
  4. Redirected to the login page and prompted to use facial recognition (biometric characteristic).
  5. Facial recognition was verified, and access was granted.

4. Automatically update your software

5. Keep an eye on your accounts

6. Know how scams work

7. Improve your BS detector

8. Use a VPN with your Wi-Fi connection

9. Keep a backup, just in case

10. Check if the website URL is safe

Parting shot

It’s better to be safe than sorry.


Even the most tech-savvy individuals can fall victim to a cybercriminal. Developers on the blockchain, cryptocurrency enthusiasts and crypto investors can attest to this. Scammers are finding new and sophisticated ways to steal information and data.


Nonetheless, follow our 10 tips on how to stay safe online and prevent cybercrime. Your home and office will reduce the chances of a cyber attack by 98%.


View every unfamiliar text, DM, or email with a grain of salt. Taking the extra time to consider your next action could prevent you from becoming a victim of cybercrime.


Our cybersecurity solutions for home and office, PC or mobile, and single connection or a network give you peace of mind without breaking the bank.


Find out how you can protect yourself and your family from cybercriminals here.

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