Security Recommendations

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1) General Rules a) If it sounds too good to be true, it is. b) Need to know. Only give information to those people who need to know it and whose identity and security rights are known. c) People visiting our company in person should be watched carefully.

2) Around the Office d) Do not leave your computer logged in while you are not present. e) Do not allow a visitor to access your computer. f) Do not allow a visitor to plug a flash drive or CD into your computer g) Do not leave your computer logged in while you are not present. h) Shred all computer printouts as they are discarded. i) Shred all letters, memos and other paper. j) If in doubt SHRED IT! k) Computer Rooms should be locked at all times. l) Report suspicious behavior to security at once

3) On Your Computer m) Password Recommendations i) Passwords must be changed every 30 days ii) Passwords must be a least 8 characters. Characters should include at least 1 Capital Letter, 1 Small Letter, 1 number and 1 special character like; @#?|<>)(*&^%$ iii) Forgotten passwords can only be reset by visiting the help desk or IT support department in person and provide company identification card.

n) Recognizing Phishing and Online Scams iv) If it sounds too good to be true, it is. v) If the message does not appear to be authentic, it probably is not. vi) Does the content of the message appear in a search engine results? vii) Seeing silly typos, formatting, or grammatical errors a professional would not make.

o) How to Avoid Being a Victim of Phishing viii) Do not use work email for personal correspondence. ix) Do not reveal personal or financial information in an email. x) Do not respond to…...

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