The digital world is upon us, and with the mass surge in online activity due to COVID-19 (working from home, online shopping, social media interactions…the list goes on), one thing we have learnt is how unprepared as individuals we are for the new modern age and all of the threats and dangers posed by cyber attacks and online bullying.
In the first week of March alone, device hacking increased by an astounding 1000%! Cyber attacks across the board are on the rise and these days you can’t seem to escape the reality of the dangers that lurk in the digital shadows as media and news outlets report on this increasing trend on a daily basis.
Our mission at Bidvest Insurance is to provide much-needed protection to the citizens of South Africa through our unique suite of Insurance products. Having recognized the very real risk we are all facing on a daily basis through our online activities, we have built an immensely powerful PERSONAL cyber insurance product; Cyber Rescue – New Insurance for the new normal.
By arming yourself with a Cyber Rescue policy, you can rest easy knowing that you are protected through great benefits such as:
It is also important for individuals to take the correct online precautions to avoid falling victim to cyber crime. Here are some quick tips you can follow to increase in your safety:
- Use a full-service internet security suite.
- Use strong passwords.
- Keep your software updated.
- Manage your social media settings.
- Strengthen your home network.
- Talk to your children about the internet.
- Keep up to date on major security breaches.
In a time where we are connected online more than ever before, online protection is essential and through Cyber Rescue we can provide you with new insurance for the new normal. To find out more, complete the form below and we will have a friendly agent get in touch to assist and get you covered!