Seven Practices for Safer Computing

  • 1. Protect your personal information. It's valuable.
  • 2. Know who you're dealing with.
  • 3. Use anti-virus software and a firewall, and update both regularly.
  • 4. Be sure to set up your operating system and Web browser software properly, and update them regularly.
  • 5. Make your passwords strong and keep them safe.
  • 6. Back up important files.
  • 7. Learn who to contact if something goes wrong online.