With basic business activities (like banking, communication, and marketing) achieved using the internet, digital safety is an important investment.

Your digital safety is important. Evaluate your usecase. In the meantime, use these quickstarts to get started with basic defences to common cyber threats.

Get started with these three resources

Credential stuffing is a common danger, and is growing in frequency. For example, 2020's CRA breach was down to people reusing passwords.

📣 The CRA hacks happened because people reuse passwords. Here’s why, and how, to stop reusing passwords.
Many of us are not only using the same lock and key everywhere, it’s a lock and key we bought at the dollar store.

1. Fortunately, credential stuffing is avoidable. To be safe, use a password manager to create unique passwords for all your logins. Here is a quickstart for the password manager we use.

⚡️ Basic quickstart for Bitwarden on desktop
Effectively getting started with Bitwarden is easy.

2. We also recommend multi-factor authentication, to reduce the potential damage if you get phished. Here is a quickstart for the multi-factor authenticator (quite a mouthful isn't it?) we use.

⚡️ Basic quickstart to Authy on mobile
Getting started with 2FA isn’t as difficult or time-consuming as it may sound.

3. Multi-factor authentication is quickly becoming available on public services in Canada. We recommend using them wherever you can.

☕️ Step-by-step: Use multi-factor authentication on canada.ca
Get started with multi-factor authentication on canada.ca My Service Canada Account (MSCA).


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Learning to be safer doesn't have to be a scary or intimidating.
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