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Cyber Crime Prevention

Take these steps to help prevent Cyber Crime from impacting you.

The Cyber Security Awareness handbook

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Tips for your computer:

  • Use antivirus protection
  • Use a personal firewall
  • Keep all applications, including your operating system, patched
  • Turn off your computer or disconnect from the network when not in use
  • Make regular backups of critical data

Tips for you:

  • Don't open unknown email attachments
  • Use strong passwords
  • Don't share your passwords
  • Never key in personal information (i.e. username and password, SSN, bank account information, etc) into a website that looks suspicious
  • If you receive an email from your bank, credit card company, or something similar requesting that you log into the linked site, within the email, and change your password, DON'T!
  • If it feels wrong - then it is
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