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  • NCSAM Topics

    • Secure your Wi-Fi network.  If a criminal gains control of your home wireless router, they can use it to access all your connected devices. Secure your Wi-Fi network and digital devices by...
    • Week Two: Simple Steps to Online Safety This week, try these steps to improve your safety online: Enable or expand stronger authentication (login) by using Cornell services like...
    • When in doubt, throw it out. Stop and think before you open email attachments or click links online. Links in emails, instant messages, and online posts are often the way cybercriminals compromise...
    • It’s week four of National Cyber Security Awareness Month! Here’s your chance to be an expert and guide others in the right direction to online safety. Cyber attackers often impersonate...

    Personal IT Security Tips

    • Backing up the data on your computer is good practice for a lot of reasons. In the spirit of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, one great reason to focus on is protection against ransomware...
    • October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, focusing on "Our Shared Responsibility” to keep the online community safe for all users. Upcoming Talk: Trading Our Privacy...
    • Take this opportunity for a digital security checkup and boost good data hygiene habits: Secure your online accounts. Improve the safety of everyday online behaviors...
    • Still puzzled about passphrases? Follow along with this discussion of about what they are and how to make them. 
    • The Internet touches almost all aspects of everyone’s daily life. When using a computer, phone, or tablet, think of the following: Regardless of how fast your fingers fly on a keyboard or...
    • October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. The Internet touches almost all aspects of everyone’s daily...