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Stay Safe – Wi-Fi, Anti-Virus, Device and Software Updates, and other things to consider

Design Data Corporation’s Stay Safe Campaign –  covering best practices for security. Wi-Fi Networks Public Wi-Fi may be convenient; however, it can be risky to use. Data can easily be compromised by man-in-the-middle attacks. Never conduct banking, shopping and/or entering other sensitive information while on a public network. Consider using a VPN, or use your […]

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Stay Safe – Online Activity

Design Data Corporation’s Stay Safe Campaign – covering best practices on security. Online Activity Pay attention to website URLs – malicious sites may look identical to a legitimate site, but could use a variation in spelling, or include other typos or extra characters. They may also use a different domain, for example using .com rather […]

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Stay Safe – Passwords

Design Data Corporation’s Stay Safe Campaign – covering best practices for security: Password Best Practices Use secure passwords or passphrases for all your accounts, the greater the complexity the better. A passphrase is a sequence of words or text to form a phrase or sentence. Do not use obvious passwords like “password”, 123456, the same […]

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Stay Safe – Email

Design Data Corporation’s Stay Safe Campaign will cover best practices on security. Our first topic: Email – Spam and Phishing Never open an attachment unless you are expecting it, even if it is from a known contact. Never click on links contained in an email unless you were expecting someone to email you a specific […]

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