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Cybersecurity Tips (General)
Last Updated 5 months ago

1. Never Leave Devices Unlocked When Unattended

DO: Lock your computer once you will not be physically present.

WHY: This will prevent unauthorized persons from accessing the computer and its data.

HOW TO: On a Windows computer, you can quickly lock your computer by pressing the Windows Key + L at the same time. On a Macintosh computer you will use Control-Shift-Power to lock your screen.


2. Never Connect Unknown USB Devices to Work Computers


Do not insert unknown USB devices into work computers. If the USB is infected with malware, it could transmit said malware to the Ministry's network via your computer. For known USB devices, allow the installed antivirus to fully scan the device before using.

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