Category Archives: Basefarm Christmas calendar

December 24 – Most importantly, stay informed

We have finally come to and end in our Christmas calendar “24 tips for a secure Christmas” with a new tip every day until Christmas. Finally, our security tip #24 for a secure Christmas is most importantly, stay informed. It is … Continue reading

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December 23 – Use Antivirus

Time flies! Tomorrow we will give you our last security tip for a secure Christmas. It will be the most important tip from our point of view. Tomorrow you will finally also find out how to win a Christmas gift … Continue reading

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December 22 – Deploy encryption whenever it is available

It’s time for another tip for a secure Christmas. Security tip #22 in this Christmas calendar is to deploy encryption whenever it is available. You should make sure that you encrypt whatever that can be encrypted, especially if you are traveling … Continue reading

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December 21 – Delete data securely

Security tip #21 in our Christmas calendar is to delete data securely. When deleting data, it is important to make sure it’s completely wiped. Simply emptying the trash bin or running “rm” on a file doesn’t mean it’s fully deleted. … Continue reading

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December 20 – Remove unnecessary programs or services from your computer

Only five tips left for a secure Christmas, and you can soon win a Christmas gift in this Christmas calendar! Security tip #20 is to remove unnecessary programs or services from your computer. You should make sure that your system only … Continue reading

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December 19 – Log out or lock your computer when stepping away

It’s time for another tip for a secure Christmas. Security tip #19 is to log out or lock your computer when stepping away, even for a moment. This is also very important to remember during travel times such as Christmas, … Continue reading

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December 18 – Never share passwords or passphrases

Today, our security tip #18 in this Christmas calendar is to never share passwords or passphrases. You might have heard the term “sharing is caring”, but it doesn’t apply for passwords and passphrases at all. It is extremely important that … Continue reading

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December 17 – Practice the principle of least privilege (PoLP)

Security tip #17 in our Christmas calendar is to practice the principle of the least privilege (PoLP). All your employees should have the lowest amount of privileges they need in order to do their work. What this means is that … Continue reading

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December 16 – Use an Intrusion Detection System

It’s already December 16 and only about one week until Christmas Eve. We hope you have enjoyed our Christmas calendar this far. For those of you who have recently discovered our Christmas calendar; this is the place where we give … Continue reading

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December 15 – Deploy two-factor authentication

Today, our tip #15 in our Christmas calendar “24 tips for a secure Christmas”, is to deploy two-factor authentication. Any servers that requires authentication should be set up to use two-factor authentication (2FA). The two-factor authentication is a security process … Continue reading

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