The Federal Government website, www.getcybersafe.gc.ca is a great resource for understanding such risks and the actions one may take to mitigate them.
The website identifies major risk areas such as banking and finance, email, social networking, downloading and file sharing, and online shopping. It also contains various publications such as a Guide for Small and Medium Business which provides practical advice on how to better protect businesses and their employees from cyber-crime.
With the growing number of high profile cyber-attacks, now may be the time to review your business and personal cyber risks.
Data Security. Information sent or received over the Internet is generally not secure and Entreprises Equibytes Inc. cannot make any representations or warranties regarding the security of communications to or from the website or any representations or warranties relating to the interception. by third parties of personal or other information. You are responsible for protecting the password you use to access the service and you are responsible for any activity or action under your password. You agree to keep your password secure. Entreprises Equibytes Inc. will not be liable for any loss or damage resulting from your failure to comply with these requirements.