12 Ways To Observe World Computer Security Day

World Computer Security Day is observed every year on November 30, and in this day and age it may be more important than ever to step back and take some time to think about how you can better protect yourself, your business and family online.

WAYS YOU MIGHT OBSERVE (According to the Association for Computer Security)

Below is a checklist you can follow to help secure your computer. Help spread the word on social media using #ComputerSecurityDay to inform others how they can secure their data!

  Windows Update is enabled

  Antivirus software is installed and running

  Windows Firewall is turned on

  The software on my computer is up to date

  Strong passwords are always used

  Passwords are not shared or written down

  A password is required to access my computer

  My home wireless network is secured

  My important data is regularly backed up

  I use caution when I browse the Internet

  I log off (or lock) the computer when I’m not using it/strong>

  Temporary Internet files are periodically removed

HISTORY

The first Computer Security Day was in 1988 started by the Association for Computer Security to raise awareness concerning computer security issues.