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Computer viruses are an ever-present threat to your computer's safety. Successful defense against viruses requires diligence on both the system and end user levels. Although the server here at LSU filters viruses, the end user should add another layer of protection on his/her computer by installing additional anti-virus...
Article Id: 16
Category: Security Tips & Advice

Frequently Asked Questions What are viruses? Viruses are malicious programs which when executed on a computer produce an undesired effect. While this effect may not be noticeable, often viruses delete or corrupt files and incorporate means to spread themselves. Commonly, viruses are spread through email and instant messaging...
Article Id: 137
Category: Security Tips & Advice

Federal Trade Commission "Take Charge: Fighting Back Against Identity Theft” United States Department of Justice Identity...
Article Id: 6984
Category: Security Tips & Advice

Internet Explorer updates are most commonly made with Windows Updates. To Check for Updates for Internet Explorer: 1. Open Settings by typing in the taskbar search bar.
Article Id: 17266
Category: Security Tips & Advice

Keep Web Browsers Up-to-Date Most Web Browser Updates address Security Vulnerabilities and Critical Issues that NEED to be resolved. It is VERY IMPORTANT that these are kept up-to-date. These instructions will show How...
Article Id: 16342
Category: Security Tips & Advice

General Information Solid State Drives (SSDs) are quickly replacing traditional, mechanical, hard disk drives due to their higher speed, lower power consumption, lighter weight, and being more shock proof. However, traditional whole disk erasing utilities like Darik's Boot and Nuke (DBAN) do not work well with SSDs...
Article Id: 16716
Category: Security Tips & Advice

General Information It is important to keep Windows files secure. These steps will show how to create and secure a Windows file share. Also, how do you do the first step for the Windows 7 & Windows 8 Operating Systems. 1. Open the Search feature by pressing "Windows + S" or by...
Article Id: 8033
Category: Security Tips & Advice

IT Policy Statements: Quick Reference NOTE: This is an abbreviated list of commonly referred to Policy Statements. This is NOT a comprehensive list. For details on ALL IT Polices & Laws,...
Article Id: 10744
Category: Security Tips & Advice

Data Classification Data at LSU can be classified into three categories (Confidential, Private or Public). Confidential data has a high level of sensitivity. Private data has a moderate level of sensitivity. Public data has a low level of sensitivity. Each category carries a different level of access and reputation risk. PS06.20...
Article Id: 14852
Category: Security Tips & Advice