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Your Instant Messages Are Not Private When You're At Work. Don't Say Anything You Wouldn't Want Your Employer Seeing.

While at work, your email and instant message conversations are part of your workplace's data. You should never introduce anything into this professional data that you would not want your boss or colleagues to see. Always remain professional while you are at work and while you are talking to your colleagues.


According to the Federal Trade Commission, phishing is when “internet fraudsters impersonate a legitimate organization to trick you into giving out your personal information.”

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Short for "malicious software," malware is hostile or intrusive software used by hackers to gain access to and retrieve sensitive information from personal computer, phones, and mobile devices.

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Password Security

Password Security is an important procedure in ensuring your online security. Click the link below to view some of the different steps involved in protecting and selecting the password.

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Identity Protection

Identity theft is a crime in which an imposter obtains key pieces of personal information, such as Social Security or driver's license numbers, in order to impersonate someone else. Click Below for important steps to protect yourself.

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