So what's the big deal about computer security?
Just this: every time you get online, your machine is vulnerable to attack—and that puts you at risk of losing valuable time, money, information, and access.
Follow these tips and use these tools to stay secure. You'll reduce your chances of spending time and money on computer repairs or recovery. You also lower the risk of losing control of vital information or access to important resources if your computer security were ever compromised.
And keep in mind that as a Northwestern student, you are responsible for using University resources in a safe, secure, and legal way.
The bottom line? You can Get Contol of computer security with a few easy steps. Download Get Control or follow the instructions below:
Put A Lock On Your Password—Keep It A Secret
Guard Against Computer Bugs—Use Protective Software
Keep Your Computer Up To Speed—Install Software Updates
Be Aware On The Internet—It Can Keep You Malware-FreeFollow @NU1HELP on Twitter for timely news and tips!
Last Updated: 4 November 2011