It is a digital and connected world where work and leisure rely on being connected to web pages, social networks, shared data, and work resources. It is the individual’s responsibility to protect one’s identity and the data entrusted to them.
In response to this paradigm, Library and Information Technology Services (LITS) shares this list of best practices and suggestions for adopting safer technology habits.
- 2-Step Verification and Google
- What Makes a Good Password?
- Mobile Devices
- Public WiFi Hotspots
- Protecting Files
- Keep your operating system and other software up to date, whether in Microsoft Windows, macOS, iOS, or Android.
- Make sure all drivers are up to date on your device.
- Use antivirus software.
Should you want to discuss your technology habits and look for ways to more efficiently and safely use the resources necessary for your work at Allegheny, please contact LITS. Call the InfoDesk at (814) 332-3768 or create a Web Help Desk ticket to request assistance.