IT SECURITY

THINKING ABOUT SECURING YOUR HOME COMPUTER?

Before diving into the tasks you need to secure your home computer, let’s first think about the problem by relating it to something you already know how to do. In this way, you can apply your experience to this new area.

So, think of your computer as you would your house, your apartment, or your condo. What do you know about how that living space works, what do you routinely do to keep it secur

WHY SHOULD I CARE ABOUT COMPUTER SECURITY?

           We use computers for everything from banking and investing to shopping and communicating with others through email or chat programs.  Although you may not consider your communications “top secret,” you probably do not want strangers reading your email, using your computer to attack other systems, sending forged email from your computer, or examining personal information stor