This is episode #009 of the Digital 100 show with your host Patrick Wagner
Episode #009 of the Digital 100 – 11 Tips on Securing your Computer – Make sure you are setup for security success on your computer and mobile devices.
Each of the tips will be added below shortly.
Tip #1: Keep your operating system up to date – always!
Tip #2: Keep all your device software up-to-date
Tip #3: Create a Restore point of copy of a clean install on Windows then add restore points as you add software. Focus on a good backup process.
Tip #4: Install a paid antivirus software on all devices.
Tip #5: Install a proactive security solution for multi-layered protection.
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Tip #6: Install an anti-malware & anti-keylogger softwares.
** Remember find your balance between security and function, when starting you will have to deal with each software learning what is ok and what it should block – be patient.
Tip #7: Backup your files.
Cloud only if security is zero concern. Otherwise always backup your own devices.
Tip #8: Use standard accounts, do not login as administrator.
*Keep your User Account Control enabled for Windows
Tip #9: Secure your web browser before you go online.
Tip #10: Ensure https://
Chromebook + VPN for regular surfing.
Tip #11: Don’t click on suspicious links or websites. Malware & Trojans are sitting waiting for you.
- Optimize your OS operating system
- Optimize your Router/Wifi security
- Ensure your have your firewall, antivirus, anti-malware, etc running
- Encrypt your data – always!
- Use a VPN
- Secure your browser – for regular surfing – use a chromebook + VPN.
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