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Tips to protect yourself and your information


Protect Yourself

Choosing and Protecting Passwords.
Passwords are a common form of authentication and are often the only barrier between a user and your personal information. There are several programs, attackers can use to help guess or crack passwords, but by choosing good passwords and keeping them confidential, you can make it more difficult for an unauthorized person to access your information.

Good Security Habits.
There are some simple habits you can adopt that, if performed consistently, may dramatically reduce the chances that the information on your computer will be lost or corrupted.

Understanding Anti-Virus Software.
Anti-virus software can identify and block many viruses before they can infect your computer. Once you install anti-virus software, it is important to keep it up to date.

Preventing and Responding to Identity Theft.
Learn how to protect yourself from identity theft, and how to recover if you are victimized. The following sites offer additional information and guidance for recovering from identity theft:

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