Security Tips

Be smart!! Most security risks and scams can be easily avoided if you use a little common sense.

  1. Use anti-virus software
    • AU provides free anti-virus software @ AU Install
    • Frequently scan your computer
  2. Keep your operating system up-to-date
    • Turn on Automatic Updates to ensure your operating system gets the most recent security
      patches and hotfixes
  3. Backup Regularly
  4. Avoid Phishing Scams & Identity Theft - Don't Click Links in E-mail
  5. Stay safe on Wireless Networks
    • Only use legitimate hotspots
    • Defend your mobile device with a personal firewall and a VPN Client
    • Secure your home wireless network -- see print-out below


Security Links