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via NationalDayCalendar:

Computer Security Day is observed annually on November 30.

Identity theft, fake frauds, ransomware viruses and more can make our online experiences challenging.

HOW TO OBSERVE

Below is a checklist you can follow to help secure your computer. Help spread the word on social media using #ComputerSecurityDay to inform others how they can secure their data!

  • Windows Update is enabled.
  • Antivirus software is installed and running.
  • Windows Firewall is turned on.
  • The software on my computer is up to date.
  • Strong passwords are always used.
  • Passwords are not shared or written down.
  • A password is required to access my computer.
  • Unused programs are removed.
  • My home wireless network is secured.
  • My important data is regularly backed up.
  • I use caution when I browse the Internet.
  • I log off the computer when I’m not using it.
  • My web browser does not store or remember my passwords.
  • Temporary Internet files are periodically removed.

HISTORY

The first Computer Security Day was in 1988 started by the Association for Computer Security to raise awareness concerning computer security issues.

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