Cyber Monday: Protect personal and financial information online

Updated: Nov 30, 2021

Mattson Gleason CPAs Ltd, the IRS and the Security Summit partners remind people to take these basic steps:

  • Use security software for computers and mobile phones – and keep it updated.

  • Avoid phishing scams, especially related to tax refunds and COVID-19, Economic Impact Payments and other tax law changes.

  • Use strong and unique passwords for all accounts.

  • Use multi-factor authentication whenever possible.

  • Shop only secure websites; look for the "https" in web addresses and the padlock icon; avoid shopping on unsecured and public Wi-Fi in places like coffee shops, malls or restaurants.

Please reach out to us If you need help implementing any of these basic steps.

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