Train your security hygiene habits

Who is responsible for security at work? The security officer, or IT? Of course not. Everyone owns security within their own team. Just as you lock your door at home, security is part of your everyday routine.

From my Security in 60 Seconds series at iWelcome

This may sound like extra work, while in fact, it isn’t. Would you put washing your hands as a chore on your daily to-do list? Of course not, because it’s effortless. You do it without thinking!

Locking your computer, re-checking that weird email, run software updates and just using the software which has been approved for your work, are all great examples of security hygiene. If you deliberately do these things, only for a short while, you will find it becomes a habit. And habits are great because it frees up our minds to be creative for our work that matters most!

Finally, some tips to speed up and strengthen those new habits. By standardizing, automating and documenting your workflows, you’ll make your work more secure and easier at the same time. So, start flexing those security hygiene muscles today!



Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at bunq bank

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