Security Safeguards

Security Safeguards - Understand the purpose and operation...

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Unformatted text preview: Understand the purpose and operation of various security safeguards. Security is about making choices.  User convenience vs. system exposure to attack Secure or destroy cards and papers containing financial information.  Be stingy about providing financial information in- person, via telephone or Internet. Never provide financial information via e-mail or to a web page accessed from an e-mail.  Use only secure servers on the Internet (https). Dont use sites with invalid security certificates.  Check your credit report annually Modify Operating System  Install AntiVirus  Setup Firewall  Run Spyware Detection  Surf & Email Wisely  Create Strong Passwords  Use Digital Certificates Keep operating system updated  Rename administrator account  Disable guest account  Turn off file sharing  Use password protected screen saver Monitor changes in file sizes  Monitor changes in checksum  Search for virus signature Keep antivirus software running at all times  Keep antivirus updated (Symantec)  Quarantine or delete infected files Malware comes through video files bluetooth capabilities SMS and MMS services downloading ring tones from unknown vendors Software or hardware that creates a...
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