Protect and clean up your devices

Summer is a great time to clean a multitude of things in our lives. Your home, car and even your computer and other electronic gadgets.  Make sure you get the most out of your computer, tablet and phone by keeping them clean and safe by following these easy tips:

  • Change passwords that have been in place for longer than 60 days.  Learn to create strong passwords at
  • Make sure your anti-virus and anti-spyware is up to date on all devices, and set the program to auto-update and scan on a regular basis.SecureIT Website
  • Update your operating system to the latest version your device will support.
  • Add a security code or screen lock to your phone and tablet so that if it is ever misplaced or stolen, it is harder for someone else to use.
  • Refresh your understanding of phishing and how to avoid being a victim at
  • Backup files on your personal devices to a reputable cloud service or portable hard drive.
  • Uninstall apps on your phone or tablet that you’re not using anymore; they’re taking up valuable storage space.

The website is a great resource to learn safe computing best practices.

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