Keep A Clean Machine

Keep A Clean Machine

keep a clean machine

Improve your on-line experiences by applying security measure and principles that will definitely make it harder for someone to gain unauthorized access to your network. Along with the resources found on the NCSA website (Stay Safe Online ) you can visit for more information on how to “KEEP A CLEAN MACHINE” and protect yourself on-line.

Clean Machine Tips:

  • Keep Security Software Current: Following Vendor updating instructions for security software, web browsers, Anti-Virus protection and operating systems are the best defenses against unauthorized access for your devices.  Updates can protect against Malware, Phishing Attacks and Botnets.  Enable automatic updates if possible.

  • STOP. THINK. CONNECT: Share secure practices for “Keeping A Clean machine” with family, and friends. Beware of links and attachments.

  • Think Before You Act:  Communications that instruct you to act immediately, may offer something that’s too good to be true and infect your machine or device.

  • Virus Scan External Devices: USB and external device can infect your machine scan before plugging in.


Additional information and resources for “Keeping A Clean Machine” can be located @

 The Internet is a shared resource and securing it is Our Shared Responsibility. Our Shared Responsibility is the theme for National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2016. - Visit:

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