Important: NBKL IT and Information Security Team came up with 10 short security tips for users that they thinks will do the most good without overwhelming them with too much information.

When it comes to expressing security awareness concepts, security professionals tend to overwhelm their business peers with information and best practices.
Delivering security awareness tips to increases the probability that your customers will absorb and understand foundational security awareness concepts.

  • Never give out login credentials (over the phone, in person, email). NBKL Staff would never ask for your login Password in any circumstance.
  • When using public Wi-Fi, refrain from sending or receiving private information. Taking into consideration it is not recommended to use public Wi-Fi due to different and many tools can record your password and monitor your activities.
  • Report any loss or theft of your personal smartphone/tablet/laptop immediately to IT.
  • Be suspicious of items from unknown sources or even suspicious links from trusted sources. When in doubt, block it out!
  • Stop. Think. Click. Think twice before clicking that any link or download any file.
  • Report any security incident (ex. responding to a scam email with your login credentials) to your local branch or the Information Security Manager immediately.Such incidents are expected given today’s threat sites.
  • Use a different password for every website. If you have only one password, a criminal simply has to break a single password to gain access to all your information and accounts.
  • If you have difficulty remembering complex passwords, try using a passphrase like phrase such as:
    Hi kifak ca va >> Hikifkc@v@
    I finally got my Master’s degree at 28! >> ifgmmd@28!
    I signed up for Drop in 1998! >> 1su4din1998!
  • Test your password Complexity by clicking
  • Longer passwords are harder to crack than shorter complex passwords.
  • Never leave your smartphone, tablet, or laptop unattended in a public place.
  • Do not send any critical information such (Social Security numbers, birthdates, credit card numbers, etc.) via instant messenger or other chat tools.