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World Computer Security Day 2016

by Jessica Baker on

11_30-world-computer-security-day-2017Today is World Computer Security Day! Over the last couple of months, and October’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month in particular, we’ve been blogging a lot about the best ways to keep your computer and your personal information safe.

Last month, our initial NCSAM blog was a general how-to on staying safe online, and a lot of this translates to keeping your computer as a whole safe as well.
In this post we talked about some of the more important aspects like:

  • Keeping your computer and software updated
  • Knowing what networks you’re connecting to (and not connecting to unknown/unsecured networks)
  • Not posting things online, like personal information, that you wouldn’t want everyone to have access to

We go into a lot more depth in the blog itself, and we might be a little biased, but we think it’s a pretty valuable read.

On our blog we also talk a lot about things like Hacking vs. Spoofing, Passwords, and how to use Two Factor Authentication to keep your computer and information as safe as possible.

While the above blogs hit on a lot of the most important information when it comes to this topic, you can never be too careful when it comes to computer security because let’s face it…for most of us our whole work/personal lives are on our computers.
Make sure you’re taking security into your own hands – especially on personal computers by:

And as always, if you’re a business, it’s extremely important to make sure that all of your employees understand the importance of staying safe online and following company procedures.

If you’re looking for more ways to keep your computer and network safe, let us know! We would love to help revamp your internal security systems.

We’ll answer your tough technology questions.

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