Safer for me, more secure for all. What you do online has the potential to affect everyone – at home, at work and around the world. Practicing good online habits benefit the global digital community.
Practice the Golden Rule. Post only about others what you would want them to post about you.
Help the authorities fight cyber crime. Report stolen finances or identities and other cyber crime to the Internet Crime Complaint Center and to your local law enforcement, state attorney general and campus police as appropriate.
Protect your $$. When banking and shopping, check to be sure the site is security enabled. Look for web addresses with “https://” or “shttp://” which indicate security for your information. “http://” is not secure.
When in doubt, throw it out. Links in email, tweets, posts, and online advertising are often the way cyber criminals compromise your computer. If it looks suspicious, delete or if appropriate, mark as junk email.
Get savvy about Wi-Fi hotspots. Limit the type of business you conduct and adjust the security settings on your device to limit who can access your machine.
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. There is an important role we all play in ECU cybersecurity efforts that combines responsibility, decision-making, and community. By combining up-to-date security tools with good judgment, all ECU users are less likely to … Continue reading →
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