Tech Tip of the Week: Digital Security Basics

It is important to keep your computer and information as safe as possible while using the internet. Secure passwords will reduce the chance of someone hacking your accounts, backup storage will make you less vulnerable to ransomware, and being aware of malware and phishing threats will help prevent personal information from being leaked. The iSchool wiki has an entire page dedicated to tips and suggestions to keep you safe online. The page includes:
      • Tips on how to ensure strong passwords
      • Suggestions for password managers like KeePass
      • How to backup your computer and information
      • How to protect against and avoid malware and phishing
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