Cyber Security Month


Alterna Savings Supports Cyber Security Month

Globally, October is recognized as Cyber Security Awareness Month and organizations strive to promote safe internet practices and skills.  

Alterna is proud to present the following information to assist members and their families to stay safe online.


Create strong, unique passwords.  Use at least 8 characters, one upper, one lower case and a number and symbol.




Make sure your device operating system and applications receive updates.



           Verify any link before clicking on it.


Check and update privacy settings on all social media accounts.




Always use secure Wi-Fi when accessing personal information.




Backup important files to a separate, disconnected device




Be sure to use a different password on each account.


Never share personal information on social media.





Check out these videos for more information and tips on staying safe online:

Help prevent Phishing and Smishing




Watch how good PC Hygiene can help stop the Bad Guys




How to practice the Four Cornerstones of Internet
Safety to be SAFE online




Protect yourself against a personal cyberattack