Common Sense Security Practices
Tips You Should Use
Proper Posture Keeps You Comfy
hands, wrist, and forearms should be straight and in line with the computer
head should be level or slightly bent
shoulders should be relaxed
upper arms should normally hang
elbows should stay close to the body and bent between 90 and 120 degrees
your feet are fully supported by the floor or a footrest
your back should be straight supported by the chair and not bent
Common Sense Fire Safety
always know where the fire extinguisher is and the emergency exit
don’t use liquids around technology
have a escape plan if the fire gets out of hand
- never use fire around flammable objects or items
Here Are Some Things You Should Do After A Fire
never go back in the building
only enter once the fire department tells you it is safe
if you're a tenant contact the landlord
be watchful of hazards
workplace should have a safety system
workplace should always have medical information of every employee
Some examples of serious harm are
loss of consciousness
For technology safety for employees you should
never put them on the internet if they don't want to be on the internet
never put medical information of your employees on the internet or website
Sixty-six percent of people lose their files in the US, but also 59% of people backup their files. About 50% of business have lost their data because they didn’t backup their files. About 70% of the business and their employees backed up their files. About 30% of business have lost their files over the cyber theft. About 40% of business lost files because of deleting them by accident.
Why Backups are important:
They help save important files.
They help you recover files from damage, theft, and viruses.
It takes about 3 minutes.
It can be recovered at anytime.
Help you recover it from accidental deletion.
External hard drives are cheap.
Network backups can be accessed anywhere.
Here Are Some Steps to Protect Your Files
- select the file or folder you want to encrypt
- right-click the file or folder and click properties
- click the advanced button
- you are going to do contents check the box for the encrypt to secure data option
- click apply and then ok
Steps for Virus and Malware Protection and Recovery
Seventy-two percent of people get infected by computer virus. It can destroy or delete files. Most hackers use this to steal information. Viruses and malware can be spread from your email program and into other computers. They are also spread through internet downloads. Malware is any software used to corrupt and can steal important information. It can even gain access to private computer systems. These attacks can be protected against with anti-virus and anti-malware software.
Things you need to know to help prevent these attacks
Identify and be aware of your computers symptoms such as freezing, crashing and slow startup.
Install antivirus and anti-malware software.
Update your software regularly.
Never click on email attachments without scanning them for viruses.
Using a firewall can make your computer less vulnerable.
Increase the security of your computer.
Stay alert when you download things.