Cyberthreats are everywhere these days. Hackers, scammers and cybercriminals are working overtime to break into your network – and the network of just about every business out there. They have a huge arsenal of tools at their disposal, from automated bots to malicious advertising networks, to make it possible.
1. Turn Off Notifications. Every time you get a ping that you have a new email, it pulls your attention away from what you were doing. It’s a major distraction. Over the course of a day, you might get dozens of pings, which can equal a lot of time wasted.
We all use email, and we all spend too much time reading and responding to these messages (one estimate cited by Inc. suggests the average office worker spends 2 1/2 hours per day reading and responding to e-mails). Wasn’t email supposed to save time? It can if you follow one important rule.