Safety Tips From SLAC Computer Security
Here are a couple of
‘safe computing’ tips to start your new year.
1) Read and
send e-mails in plain text to protect yourself from many forms of virus
and phishing. This will also set a good example for those who send you
on setting up your e-mail to use plain text, see:
AUTOMATIC patching of your computer. If your computer is not part of the
SLAC central automated patching, then please join in with this valuable
service. If you cannot take advantage of the SLAC automated patching,
verify with your System Administrator if using the vendor supplied
automated patching would be appropriate. All home systems and laptops
should be using the vendor supplied automated patching.
Contact: Teresa Downey,
SLAC Computer Security, Ext. 2903,