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SecureIT provides training, information and online tutorials to help you protect your identity and devices. Ensure that your digital identity is properly safeguarded.

Tip of the Week:

Hackers May Know Your Router's Default Settings. Always Change the Username and Password for New Routers Immediately.

WiFi routers usually come with default settings for the username and password. Hackers may be able to figure out your password using this default information. Once in your router, a hacker may be able to view your network traffic or even lock you out of your own network. When you get a new WiFi router you should follow the manufacturer's directions to change both the username and password. Make sure that the password is long, difficult to guess and not related to the network name.

Phishing

Phishing scams appear to originate from a trusted source to trick a user into providing information. The attacker can then use this information to access your accounts, gather additional private information about you, and make purchases or apply for credit in your name.

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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.

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Passwords

Your password protects you from unwanted access to your accounts. In combination with your userid, your password verifies who you are and also grants you access to protected resources.

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