Valuable information like results of exams, study progress or other privacy sensitive information needs to be secured. Regardless whether the data is stored on paper, in IT-systems or any other place; valuable information should be kept safe.
Good IT-security starts at the basis; with firewalls, virus scanners and such. But the threats constantly change. At one time viruses were the number 1 threat; nowadays by surfing the internet ‘web infections’ like ransomware and phishing are popular nowadays in cyber criminality. It is even possible that your online identity gets stolen; with all its consequences. Stay alert, keep up to date and stick to made agreements and take your own precautions to study ‘cyber safe'.
Also read these 7 tips about securing valuable information!
Want to work safer? Here some things you can do yourself: