Here are some of the best computer network security tips on the internet of how to keep your data secure:
- Patch, Patch, PATCH!
- Install protective software.
- Choose strong passwords.
- Back up on a regular basis.
- Control access to your machine.
- Use email and the internet safely.
- Use secure connections.
- Protect sensitive data.
- Use desktop firewalls.
- Most importantly, stay informed.
Digital Guardian Data Protection Tips: An author Nate Lord at a website Digital Guardian recently published a comprehensive list of 101 tips on keeping your data and private information safe. You can read his list here. Be aware the page is designed to motivate you to download an e-book, but he tips are helpful.
UC Berkley Computer Security Tips: UC Berkley’s information security teams published a list of Top 10 Computer Security Tips which, while not as extensive as the 101 Digital Guardian tips, can function as a good checklist for your IT department.