cyber security tips

  • Use up to date "anti-virus software"
  • Do not open e-mail from unknown sources
  • Use "hard to guess" passphrases
  • Protect your computer files with a "firewall"
  • Don't share your computer with strangers - "peer to peer file sharing"
  • Update your computer's operating system and applications regularly
  • Shut down your computer when not in use
  • Use Instant Messengers/Chat wisely
  • Make sure you know what to do in the event of a computer infection
  • Regularly back-up your computer data
  • Use encryption products to protect data
  • Take advantage of security features in wireless access points

tip of the day

Have A Backup Plan

advisories

Critical Bourne Again SHell (BASH) Vulnerability Allows for Remote Code Execution

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Welcome to the North Carolina Cyber Security Awareness site. We hope that these pages will increase your knowledge of cyber security and help you safeguard information both at home and at work. Thanks for visiting.

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