As the majority starts work from home amid the COVID-19 lockdowns, there is a growing concern for account security. You need to make sure that your information is secure while you work remotely on public networks.
Facebook has recently released some tips for users to secure their accounts as they work from home.
Firstly, it has suggested people to not reuse the same password when they login from somewhere else. It advises people to use a difficult password that is hard to guess.
Another tip that Facebook wants you to consider is to keep login alerts on, this way the site can notify you if someone tries to access your account from an unrecognized device or browser.
Facebook also suggests reviewing your logins and signing out from devices that are currently not in your use. It advices users to keep their email addresses and phone numbers up to date so they can easily reset their password in case they forget it.
Lastly, it warms people about scams and asks them not to click on links and respond to emails asking for personal information or money.
Social media platforms have been making the efforts to keep users updated with coronavirus related information while encouraging them to stay at home. Snapchat, Instagram, LinkedIn and Facebook, all have introduced new additions to help users get through this time. The effort, no matter how big or small, counts. In this regard, the efforts done by these platforms are worth the appreciation.