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Cybersecurity

  • Never give your password to anyone.
  • Change your password frequently.
  • Do not allow others access to your email account.
  • Monitor your access time; by keeping track of when and how long you were on a computer system, it will be obvious if someone has gained access to your account.
  • Be wary of anonymous “re-mailers”.
  • Do not put personal information or photos on your web page and do not give personal information that can identify where you live to social networking sites.
  • Never leave your computer/laptop unattended.
  • Engrave markings on your computer.
  • Shop online only with companies that you know; check with the Better Business Bureau if unsure.
  • Use a secure browser that will encrypt or scramble purchase information or pay with a money order or check.
  • Update your virus software regularly, or when new versions are available.
  • Do not download files sent to you by strangers or click on hyperlinks from people you don’t know.
  • Make certain that all your personal information is deleted from your computer prior to disposing of it.