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Keep Web Browsers Up-to-Date Most Web Browser Updates address Security Vulnerabilities and Critical Issues that NEED to be resolved. It is VERY IMPORTANT that these are kept up-to-date. These instructions will show How...
Article Id: 16342
Category: Security Tips & Advice

General Information It is important to keep Windows files secure. These steps will show how to create and secure a Windows file share. Also, how do you do the first step for the Windows 7 & Windows 8 Operating Systems. 1. Open the Search feature by pressing "Windows + S" or by...
Article Id: 8033
Category: Security Tips & Advice

Frequently Asked Questions What are viruses? Viruses are malicious programs which when executed on a computer produce an undesired effect. While this effect may not be noticeable, often viruses delete or corrupt files and incorporate means to spread themselves. Commonly, viruses are spread through email and instant messaging...
Article Id: 137
Category: Security Tips & Advice

Most phishing scams can be avoided by sticking to these basic principles: 1. Treat ALL LINKS as if they are suspicious. (Links include Web Addresses & URLs) 2. Log in with your LSU PAWS ID at official lsu.edu...
Article Id: 17107
Category: Security Tips & Advice

IT Policy Statements: Quick Reference NOTE: This is an abbreviated list of commonly referred to Policy Statements. This is NOT a comprehensive list. For details on ALL IT Polices & Laws,...
Article Id: 10744
Category: Security Tips & Advice

General Information Departments on LSU's campus have to abide by LSU, State, and Federal policies and laws regarding Information Technology. It is not an easy to determine if a department is in full compliance or not. The IT Security and Policy Office can assist each department to determine the security level of their...
Article Id: 12967
Category: Security Tips & Advice

Find, Copy & Paste the E-mail Message Header -- Note: The LSU IT Security and Policy (ITSP) Team has deployed Cofense Reporter, an application that provides users the ability to report suspicious e-mails to the ITSP team quickly and efficiently. All applicable e-mail headers are included in the alert sent to...
Article Id: 14922
Category: Security Tips & Advice

Article Id: 6973
Category: Security Tips & Advice

Article Id: 6984
Category: Security Tips & Advice

The following are some basic recommendations from LSU ITS regarding how to secure your home network. Turn On Your Firewall Firewalls can be hardware or software Hardware firewalls plug directly into your modem and can be used to protect multiple computers. These are used more frequently by businesses as opposed to those who need a solution for home use.
Article Id: 20095
Category: Security Tips & Advice