Cyber Safety Tips

Cyber Monday may be over, but it is never too late to practice cyber safety.

You should only shop on sites familiar to you. If it does not seem it legitimate do not take the risk.

Make sure to review the privacy policy. This may seem like a hassle, but it can keep you safe from identity thief and your children from predators.

You should never give any personal information unless you know who is using it and what it is used for.

According to Stay Safe Online you should use anti-virus software, a firewall, and anti-spyware software to help keep your computer safe and secure.

Be sure to set up your operating system and Web browser software properly, and update them regularly.

Use strong passwords or strong authentication technology to help protect your personal information. Back up important files. Learn what to do if something goes wrong.

Protect your children online by putting your computer in a central location where you can watch them as they surf the net.


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