According to Forbes, 73% of Americans have fallen victim to some type of cybercrime, 47% have had their personal information exposed, and 80% of businesses have had some type of cyber-attack. Because of the global reach of cybercrime, the FBI notes that no single organization, agency or country can defend against it. So, what are we to do?

Cyber experts remind us that doing the basics will protect us from most of the issues: make sure you are regularly updating software and hardware (to include wireless printers), limit administrator rights, and don’t use default passwords (make them unique and strong). Some experts recommend disabling your wireless when you are not home, placing your router in the middle of the house, disabling remote access, and activating your Wi-Fi firewall; these simple steps just might prevent a complex headache‚Ķ