Data Protection

Data Protection

Published on 15 October 2020

Tips to keep your information and identity safe while using electronics.

Transcript
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Data Protection
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By: Nathan Pretty
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Workplace Electronics
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Never Open links or applications that could be dangerous and always report risky items to Tech or Cybersecurity Professionals. Always lock your computer screen no matter how short you will be away. Do not remove workplace electronics or removable media unless you know you are aloud to do so and it is safe to do so. Do not send unencrypted communications when encryption is available. Do not use outside removable media without permission. Always use a computer that has the authority to open the files you are opening.
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Personal Electronics in the Workplace
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Do not connect your personal device to workplace devices unless you have secured both devices and have the appropriate permission to do so. Be careful when connecting to work networks. Do not leave your phone unattended or unlocked. Keep away from disclosing privileged information through an unsecured phone.
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Online Security
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Don’t download anything without checking for viruses. Don’t view web pages unless you know they are safe. Do not open unsecure transmissions unless necessary. Make sure the websites are the correct site you are trying to go to. Do not use personal accounts on work computers unless necessary.
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Passwords
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Make Passwords Long and Complex, Between 10 and 30 characters. Include a mix of numbers, letters, and symbols. Do not use words or phrases in the password if possible. Do not write passwords down unless you can keep the record safe. Never use the same password for different sites or logins. Never share your passwords with anyone.
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Personal Electronics
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Keep personal electronics on your person or secured in some way. Use a password, PIN, or Biometric lock if possible. Be on the lookout for people looking at your devices. Do not connect to unsecured networks. Do not open possible damaging communications or websites. Avoid letting others use your devices.
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