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Monthly Security Tips

2012

Data Protection

Data Protection Newsletter Tips
  • Authorized Systems - To protect important data, use only authorized systems that have strong security.
  • Sharing Data - Protect valuable information ensuring that only authorized people have access.
  • Mobile Media - Be careful when connecting mobile media to your computer.
  • Transferring Data - When transferring data you should use only secure, authorized methods.
  • Data Destruction - Be sure to dispose information when it is no longer needed properly.

Encryption - Protecting Your Information

Protecting Your Information Newsletter Tips
  • Encrypting Your Data - By encrypting your data you prevent unauthorized people from accessing it.
  • Encryption - Is the process of converting cleartext data into an unreadable format.
  • Full Disk Encryption (FDE) - FDE is the best approach to simply encrypt everything on your system.
  • Key - To encrypt your data you need a key, usally this is a password.

Protect Your Passwords

Protect Your Passwords Newsletter Tips
  • Strong Password - Use passwords that are hard to guess.
  • Use Different Passwords - Use different passwords for different accounts.
  • Do Not Share - Never share your password with anyone else.
  • Untrusted Computer - Never use your passwords on public computers.
  • Your Computer - One of the most common ways criminals gain access to you password is by hacking your computer.
  • Phishing Attacks - A phishing attack is when criminals send you bogus messages asking you for your password.
  • Password Questions - Only answer such questions with information that is not publicly available.
  • Storing Passwords - If you need to store your passwords, be sure you do it safely.

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