SANS Security Awareness Tips

RSS SANS Institute Security Awareness Tip of the Day

  • Securely Deleting Files October 19, 2017
    When you delete a file, that file is actually still on your computer. The only way you can truly and securely remove a file is by wiping it or using some type of secure deletion.
  • Unique Passwords October 18, 2017
    Make sure each of your accounts has a separate, unique password. Can't remember all of your passwords/passphrases? Consider using a password manager to securely store all of them for you.
  • Secure Your Home Wi-Fi Router October 17, 2017
    The most effective steps you can take to secure your wireless network at home is to change the default admin password, enable WPA2 encryption and use a strong password for your wireless network.
  • Never Respond to Emails Asking for Personal Information October 16, 2017
    Companies you do business with should never ask for your account information, credit card numbers or password in an email. If you have any questions about an email you receive that supposedly came from your financial institution or service provider, find their number on their website and call them.
  • Cloud Security October 13, 2017
    One of the most effective steps you can take to protect your cloud account is to make sure you are using two-step verification. In addition, always be sure you know exactly whom you are sharing files with. It is very easy to accidently share your files with the entire Internet when you think you are […]