Easily Learn About Computer and Internet Security

If you are a computer user that is trying to make sense of it all when it comes to computer and Internet security; AND what you need to do to protect yourself, then check out OnGuard Online. Part of the fight against Internet crimes is educating ourselves and OnGuard Online is a great starting point.

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OnGuard Online is a Federal Government site that I highly recommend to everyone that heightens your awareness on how to avoid Internet fraud; how to secure your computer; and the steps you can take to protect your personal information. This site is especially useful to those that are new to computers and the Internet. There is even information available on computer disposal. The information on the site is presented in such a way that it is easily understandable and requires no technical expertise.

OnGuard Online features:

  • Expert’s Top Tips for Computer Security
  • Interactive Quizzes to Test Your Cyber Smarts
  • Videos about Online Security

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To give you a sampling, below is a clip from OnGuard Online that gives you “7 Practices for Computer Security” that I highly recommend. If you do not learn anything at OnGuard Online, please learn to

STOP – THINK – CLICK

before engaging in any internet activity that you have the slightest doubt.

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A “What’s On My PC…” Web Clip!

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The Internet gives you access to information, entertainment, financial offers – frankly, countless products and services. At the same time, it can leave you open to online scammers, identity thieves, and more. Learn experts’ top tips for computer security.

STOP – THINK – CLICK

(Click on any of the links below to learn more.)

Protect your personal information. It’s valuable.

Know who you’re dealing with.

Use security software that updates automatically.

Keep your operating system and Web browser up-to-date, and learn about their security features.

Keep your passwords safe, secure, and strong.

Back up important files.

Learn what to do in an emergency.

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  1. Rick,

    Thank you for bringing this valuable resource to my attention. One more tool in the battle against the bad guys.

    Bill

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  2. Rick,
    I posted a referral to this article on my site, as this truly is one of those “important ones” that every Internet user should look at/have down pat.

    My geek hat is tipped, sir.

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