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Some tips on data security hygiene

The National Cyber Security Alliance and Carnegie Mellon University have observed that failing to maintain good data security hygiene is one of the top ten challenges for home computer users. There are some simple habits you can adopt that, if performed consistently, may dramatically reduce the chances that the information on your computer will be lost or corrupted. How can you minimize the access other people have to your information? You may be able to easily identify people who could, legitimately or not, gain physical access to your computer — family members, roommates, co-workers, members of a cleaning crew, and maybe others. Identifying the people who could gain remote access to your computer becomes much more difficult. As long as you have a computer and connect it to a network, you are vulnerable to someone or something else accessing or corrupting your information. However, you can develop habits that make it more difficult. Full Story

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