Below are some tips for protecting your new device, securing your personal data as you get a new device or take some continuing education.
Configure your device with security in mind. The “out-of-the-box” configurations of many devices and system components are default settings and are often insecure. Pay particular
attention to those that control information sharing.
Disable unwanted services/calling. Capabilities such as Bluetooth, network connections and Near Field Communications provide ease and convenience in using your smartphone. They can also provide an easy way for a nearby, unauthorized user to gain access to your data. Turn these features off when they are not needed.
Set up a non-privileged account for general web use. Privileged (such as Administrator or Root) have the keys to your device. Set up a non-privileged account to surf the internet.
By using caution and following these tips, you can help secure your new computer or device, and protect your information. If you need help with a specific device email firstname.lastname@example.org
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