Make sure your home wireless network is secured by protecting it with WPA2 encryption and not WEP.
When outside the home, think twice before connecting to a wireless network, especially if it is free and does not contain a password. Someone may have set up a rogue wireless access point and may be able to monitor our activity.
Install a good endpoint security package on every computer and laptop. It should include Anti-Virus, Intrusion Prevention, Firewall and Safe Surfing controls. Make sure it is kept up to date and the subscription does not expire. Also consider protection tablets and smartphones by installing an Anti Virus App (relevant mainly to Android devices).
Protect your computer and laptop by using a strong password on every user account.
Install the latest Windows and third party security updates such as Adobe and Java. Instructions on configuring“Windows Updates” .
Make sure to password protect your smartphone, SIM, tablet and set timers that lock the device after a period of inactivity.
Use SSL or HTTPS when putting sensitive information on websites. This means that the data is encrypted in transit. Encrypted websites will begin with https:// and display a padlock on the URL bar.
Ensure your emails are getting virus and spam checked.
If you do receive an email from an unknown source, delete it. Never click on links that are sent in emails as this could download a virus and infect your system. If you are unsure, hover your mouse over any links in the email to see the URL and type the name of the alleged website into your browser.