Ten Safe Computing Tips

posted Oct 30, 2017, 2:33 PM by Nonprofit IT Resources   [ updated Oct 30, 2017, 2:33 PM ]

Follow these tips to keep your computer's security tight. ... use these tips as a security checklist:

Patch, Patch, PATCH! Set up your computer for automatic software and operating system updates. An unpatched machine is more likely to have software vulnerabilities that can be exploited.

Install protective software. Sophos is available as a free download for Windows, Mac, and Linux from IS&T's software grid. When installed, the software should be set to scan your files and update your virus definitions on a regular basis.

Choose strong passwords.Strong passwords use a combination of letters, numbers, and special characters to create a mental image or an acronym that is easy for you to remember. Create a different password for ...  Click here for the complete article and the graphic credit.