Best Practices

Simple steps to defend against the latest threats

Our experts compiled these simple best practice guides to adopting a multi-layered defense. With blended threats, spam and phishing attacks on the rise it has never been more important to educate end users about how best to protect themselves.

Sophos's recommendations for Facebook settings

Updated! We walk you through our recommended privacy settings on Facebook to help you avoid identity theft.

Tips for securing your wireless connection

Find out how you can stop strangers from using your Wi-Fi to get online.

Six easy steps to PCI compliance (PDF)

This easy-to-follow guide tells you how to successfully meet the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) security requirements  — essential if you accept credit or debit card payments through your website.

Four easy steps to email compliance

Clear and simple guidance for managing your email infrastructure.

Simple steps to defend against viruses and spyware

Learn how to reduce the chances of infection from viruses, spyware, worms and potentially unwanted applications (PUAs) with our best practice guide.

Simple steps to avoid spam

Find out how you can minimize your chances of receiving spam.

Simple steps to avoid being phished

Phishing is an increasingly common type of spam that can lead to theft of your personal details such as credit card numbers or online banking passwords. Find out how you can reduce your chances of being a victim of a phishing attack.

Security tips for network administrators — Enterprise

Sophos experts offer advice on how administrators can better secure enterprise networks against intruders, malware and spam.

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