3 good habits to work more safely on Windows
Every computer owner knows that how it important and crucial to keep
your computer safe and secure. For any lost or stolen information may
reveal your company secrets or expose your confidential or important
personal information, which may cause you great loss and troubles.
However, there are more and more ways or software which may make
your PC or online Internet surfing unsafe. The necessary and essential
thing you need to do daily is to keep your computer secure. The more you
do to keep your computer safe, the safer your personal or company
information will be.
In this article, we will share 3 good habits to let you know how to help
protect your computer, your company information and your personal data.
1. Use complicate and strong passwords
As we know, passwords always play an important role in our account
security. People take passwords as the first line of defense against
unauthorized access to our computer. But weak passwords may give
attackers an easy way to your computer and network. Your passwords
should be strong and long enough to make it hard to crack by attackers,
even with the help of latest password-cracking program.
As a strong password, it should:
a. Long enough, at least 8 characters contained
b. No your user name, real name, or company, or any other common
personal or company information
c. Not formed by any complete dictionary word, mixed by digital
words or letters should be better
d. Cover uppercase or lowercase letters, numbers, or acceptable
2. Never save password
People may have been used to enabling the Save Password option
during application use. If a dialog box prompts you to remember the
password to avoid re-entering it next time, please just say NO.
3. Lock your computer at any time when you leave your seat
If you need to be away from your desk for a while, please make sure
your computer is locked first. Follow steps below to lock your
a. Press CTRL + ALT+ DELETE at the same time on your keyboard.
b. Select “Lock this computer” or “Lock computer” on Windows
You can also unlock your computer easily by pressing CTRL + ALT +
DELETE and key in your password.