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WV State Privacy Office

100 Dee Drive
Charleston, WV 25311

304-558-7000 Phone
304-558-7001 Fax

 Privacy Tips

 

October is

National Cyber Security Awareness

Month!

 

 

In recognition of National Cyber Security Month, we are supplying tips to keep you safe in your work life and your “away from work” life also!

 

Keep a Clean Machine.

 

  • Keep security software current: Having the latest security software, web browser, and operating system are the best defenses against viruses, malware, and other online threats.

 

  • Automate software updates: Many software programs will automatically connect and update to defend against known risks. Turn on automatic updates if that’s an available option.

 

  • Protect all devices that connect to the Internet: Along with computers, smart phones, gaming systems, and other web-enabled devices also need protection from viruses and malware.

 

  • Plug & scan: “USBs” and other external devices can be infected by viruses and malware. Use your security software to scan them.

 

Used with permission National Cyber Security Alliance  STOP. THINK. CONNECT.  www.staysafeonline.org

 

 

Note:  Your agency/bureau/department/division may have specific requirements – always check your policies and procedures.  If you have questions, contact your Privacy Officer.

 

 


2014 Privacy Tips

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