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Protect yourself from cyber threats

FCC offers new small business resource

Washington—Dentists who want to learn more about cyber threats can consult a new resource published by the Federal Communications Commission.

Cybersecurity for Small Business, www.fcc.gov/cyberforsmallbiz, provides tip sheets, resources to create customized cybersecurity plans and links to government websites with security information. The FCC also released an updated one-page Cybersecurity Tip Sheet that features new tips on creating a mobile device action plan and on payment and credit card security.

The tips include training employees in security principles; making backup copies of important business data and information; controlling physical access to computers and creating user accounts for each employee; and limiting employee access to data and information, among others.