LIVE CHAT: Cybersecurity and protecting your data

By Rebecca Eppleman | The Record

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Key takeaways from Live Chat

  • Cyber Tip: Be careful using cloud to store information — read agreements  – protect your info from other’s viewing.
  • Cyber Tip: Beyond https make sure you recognize URL. Watch out for strange characters and symbols.
  • Bright talk is a good resource for Cyber security info online.
  • Excelsior College cybersecurity courses are updated every year to ensure that we cover the most current areas in cybersecurity.
  • You need to take steps to insure your safety online. You can protect yourself, but can’t control what others do with your information.
  • Root kits are becoming more sophisticated – they take over your operating system and it gives the hacker control over your system and you don’t know it.