Securing Your Computer

 

  • Lock or log off computer when unattended
  • Use caution opening email attachments
  • Use caution clicking on links in emails or social networking sites
  • Do not respond to emails asking for passwords or personal information
  • Use strong passwords that are regularly changed
  • Do not use the same password on all accounts
  • Use and regularly update Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware software
  • Be aware of what information you are sharing online
  • Backup files
  • Do not leave laptops or mobile devices unattended
  • Secure laptops with a cable lock
  • Disable pop-ups
  • Don’t allow sites to store passwords