Other Security Tips

  • Never give out personal information (e.g., Student ID #) in email or on an insecure web page.
  • Back up your data to an encrypted CD, DVD, USB Thumb Drive or External Hard Drive and store it in a secure location.
  • Never execute files received as an attachment or downloaded from an unknown source.
  • Clear your browser’s cache often.
  • Keep your chat room and Instant Messenger profiles blank, and never provide personal contact information.
  • If you think your computer or your account has been compromised, contact the helpdesk, your LSP, or the University of Memphis security personnel.
  • Visit the UOM Security information page http://cfia.memphis.edu/ for the latest in Security Information.

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