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Internet Safety

While the Internet has clear benefits, it also has risks that are not so clear. Hacking, phishing scams, malware, and many other risks face you every time you get online. So it is extremely important you know how to protect yourself and your family by taking the proper precautions to prevent these things from happening.

The following list of basic tips is to help reduce the likelihood of your computer becoming susceptible to these risks and minimize the damage if your computer is infected or hacked. The most important thing to realize is that your computer can be attacked anytime you go online, so the only person who can protect it is you.

 

Safety Links

In the Internet Safety Section of the IT Security website you'll find information about: