Always Use Strong Passwords
Using strong passwords is the first step in online security. With all the crazy rules and complexity, how do we make a strong password we can remember and don't have to write down? By substituting letters for numbers or symbols, we learn the two rules to creating strong passwords are simply to be creative and have fun! PASSWORDS
Catch Phishing Emails Before They Catch You!
Phishing attacks are designed to steal your passwords or other personal information and can even be used to spread viruses and install malware on your computer. The number one rule to avoiding scams is to never open a link from inside your e-mail, ever! Some of these criminals who phish are really good and their scams are tough to identify! Here is some information you can use to avoid biting the hook! PHISHING
Use Antivirus - Update & Patch Your Devices
Anti-virus is a vital part of the layered security approach. Antivirus is installed on all Colgate-owned servers and workstations and is required for connecting to Colgate's network. Along with antivirus, all systems and software should be updated on a regular basis. ANTI-VIRUS
Colgate educates its students, faculty, and staff about the best ways to keep their data secure. Through workshops, e-mails, blogs, and various other methods, users can learn about how to create good passwords, keep their systems up to date, secure their laptops, tablets, or smartphones, and much more. BEST PRACTICES