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Things you can do to help protect your computer

  • Ensure your computer is updated
  • Keep software installed on your computer updated
  • Reboot your computer regularly as some updates require a restart to completely install the update
  • Install antivirus, keep it updated and scan your computer regularly for viruses
  • Back up your files regularly
  • Be cautious when opening email
  • Be cautious when surfing the web
  • Use strong passwords
  • Use a different password for each website and application you have to log into
  • Avoid using public wireless networks