Computer Security Awareness: Best Practices Practicing safe computing involves understanding threats, vulnerabilities, risks and safety.
Best PracticesDo’s & Don’ts Do! Don’t! Do keep passwords secret Do keep laptops, USB drives and other mobile media secure Do set your antivirus program, operating system and other programs to update automatically Do use locked screensavers Do follow procedures for proper disposal of Sensitive Information Do NOT include Sensitive Information in email Do NOT allow unauthorized access to your computer Do NOT open electronic cards from unknown users Do NOT open unexpected attachments or links
Get Help! 24hrs / 7days a week If you suspect a problem or have a question: Notify your supervisor. Notify the Information Security Office. Call the campus IT Help Desk at 919.962.HELP available 24/7, 365 days a year.