Although cyber security insurance may be all very well for after the event, keeping your software and drivers up to date is crucial for helping to prevent security issues in the first place, and for maintaining the security and performance of your Windows device. Updates often include security patches that protect against newly discovered vulnerabilities. Here’s how to make sure your security is up to date:

Go to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update.

Click ‘Check for updates’ to see if there are any new updates available.

Install any available updates to ensure your system is protected.

Additionally, check for updates for your installed applications and hardware drivers through their respective software or the manufacturer’s website.