Nov 30, 2018 | posted by Conner Williams

November 30 is designated as National Computer Security Day. It was started in 1988 by the Association for Computer Security to raise awareness concerning computer protection issues.

As technology advances along with our connection to the Internet, protecting our devices becomes increasingly important. Identity theft, scams, ransomware viruses, and more can pose a threat to anyone connected to the Internet. Follow the list of tips below to help keep your Internet-connected devices and your identity safe. Make sure:

  •        Antivirus software is installed and running
  •       Your passwords are complex and never repeated
  •        Your web browser does not store or remember your passwords
  •        Unused programs are removed
  •       Your home wireless network is password-secured
  •       The software on your computer is up-to-date
  •       Your important data is regularly backed up to the Cloud
  •       You use caution when browsing the Internet
  •       You log off the computer when you’re not using it

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