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1 Are you Safe at Work? A look into Safety at the Workplace and Internet Security Presented by Sheila Gee

2 Emergencies…what are they and what do I do? Fire Tornado Earthquake Threat

3 Evacuation…when and where do I go? Seriously……?? Why? Its only a drill Where do I go? Take your coat, purse, wallet Close all doors Assist the disabled

4 Fire….what do I do? Do you know what the procedure is? Do you know where the exits are? What is the alternate route if you cannot take the stairs? The fire is below you; what do you do? Where are the extinguishers located?

5 Cybercrime….what is that and what do I do? What is cybercrime? Fraud in cyber space Credit card fraud Identity Theft Hacking Children What is spam? CyberCyber crime encompasses any criminal act dealing with computers and networks (called hacking).computersnetworkshacking Additionally, cyber crime also includes traditional crimes conducted through the Internet.Internet For example; hate crimes, telemarketing and Internet fraud, identity theft, and credit card account thefts are considered to be cyber crimes when the illegal activities are committed through the use of a computer and the Internet. Spam is electronic junk mail or junk newsgroup postings. Some people define spam even more generally as any unsolicited e- mail. However, if a long-lost brother finds your address and sends you a message, this could hardly be called spam, even though it's unsolicited. Real spam is generally advertising for some product sent to a mailing list or newsgroup.e- mail addressmailing listnewsgroup In addition to wasting people's time with unwanted , spam also eats up a lot of network bandwidth.bandwidth

6 Protect Your Computer Anti-virus software Strong passwords Lock your PC Encrypt files

7 Anti-virus software What is it? Do I need it? Will it help? Brand Names Norton/Symantec McAfee Kaspersky Antivirus is a utility that searches a hard disk for viruses and removes any that are found. Most antivirus programs include an auto-update feature that enables the program to download profiles of new viruses so that it can check for the new viruses as soon as they are discovered.utilityhard diskviruses

8 Passwords Use strong passwords Password should have at least 8 characters Do not use user name, your name or company name Use a combination of upper and lower case letters Use numbers and symbols

9 Your Computer Lock your computer when you leave your desk CTRL+ALT+DELETE Windows L Use password protection on your screensaver You can specify time for PC to lock itself

10 Encrypt files containing confidential or business critical files Dont open questionable s Use the Junk Filter in Outlook

11 Extra Every October, Microsoft recognizes National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) in the United States through our partnership with the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA). NCSAM was created to help increase awareness of online safety and security issues, and to help educate people about the best ways to protect their computers and other electronic devices.National Cyber Security Alliance

12 QUESTIONS?????


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