Using social media can be a valuable way to grow and increase awareness of your business with existing and potential new customers.

However, it is important to not overlook important security elements when operating on social media, including how to reduce the risk of your social media accounts being hacked. We have helped many small and family businesses across various digital platforms to resolve their disputes, and want to share with you some simple cyber security tips and practices to protect yourself from being hacked: 

  • Use multi-factor authentication (MFA) or two-factor authentication (2FA) – MFA and 2FA are security features that help protect your Meta account by requiring users to have two forms of identification to access the account. Learn more about enabling 2FA on your Meta account.
  • Choose a strong password and change passwords frequently.
  • Update your software and back up your files regularly.

When operating your business online, consider these tips and practices for online safety: