Are You Secure Online ? – Checklist

Here are Internet Security tips that will cut down the likelihood that a security attack will affect you. Security is an ongoing commitment, sophisticated threats emerge on an almost daily basis.

Computer and virus protection:

  • Use anti-virus software, firewalls and spam filtering
  • Regularly update your OS and Web browser security updates and patches.
  • Teach your children about Internet security

Identity protection

  • Use a password that is hard to guess. Learn how to create a strong password
  • Visit secure Web sites when you are using your credit card online

Email protection

  • Prevent viruses by not opening spam email.
  • Set up Email Filters.

Router protection

  • There is potential security risk to many popular models of home routers; especially routers that are not protected by a strong password.