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SANS Security Tip of the Day

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Security Awareness Tip of The Day
Updated: 3 hours 54 min ago

Anti-Virus

July 9, 2015 - 12:56pm
Make sure you have anti-virus software installed on your computer and that it is automatically updating. However, keep in mind that no anti-virus can catch all malware; your computer can still be infected. That is why it's so important you use common sense and be wary of any messages that seem odd or suspicious.

Browse With Encryption

July 9, 2015 - 12:52am
When browsing online, encrypting your online activities is one of the best ways to protect yourself. Make sure your online connection is encrypted by making sure HTTPS is in the website address and that there is a green lock next to it.

Shopping Online

July 7, 2015 - 12:21am
When shopping online, always use your credit cards instead of a debit card. If any fraud happens, it is far easier to recover your money from a credit card transaction. Gift cards and one-time-use credit card numbers are even more secure.

Shopping Online

June 30, 2015 - 4:33am
When shopping online, always use your credit cards instead of a debit card. If any fraud happens, it is far easier to recover your money from a credit card transaction. Gift cards and one-time-use credit card numbers are even more secure.

Secure Your Home Wi-Fi Router

June 29, 2015 - 4:24pm
The most effective steps you can take to secure your wireless network at home is to change the default admin password, enable WPA2 encryption and use a strong password for your wireless network.

Periodically check your credit report

June 23, 2015 - 9:01am

Patch and update on a regular basis

June 23, 2015 - 9:01am

Don't buy anything from a spammer

June 23, 2015 - 9:01am

Don't tell ANYONE your password

June 23, 2015 - 9:01am

Use a password protected screen saver

June 23, 2015 - 9:01am

Make your password complex.

June 23, 2015 - 9:01am

Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

June 23, 2015 - 9:01am
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