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

Think Before You Click

advisories

Multiple Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player and Adobe AIR Could Allow Remote Code Execution (APSB14-17)

welcome

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.

hot links

rebroadcast webcasts

cyber security training presentations

For Kids Take a Bite out of Cyber Crime NetSmartzKids I Keep Safe 4Kids