H – Safe Online

AWARENESS ONLINEBusiness-Cyber-Crime

  1. Don’t disclose private information
  2. Don’t send credit card numbers/pass codes etc. to anybody, except when purchasing from a recognised website online – must have SSL security certificate and https: address
  3. Enable your spam, spoofing and phishing filters and Keep your protection/firewall/antivirus software up to date
  4. Don’t let anybody else you don’t know use your computer
  5. When online in public place, don’t forget to erase all pass codes and surfing history
  6. Don’t post things you don’t want your employer or anybody else to see online (e.g. facebook, Hi5, MySpace)
  7. If something seems too good, it is ……
  8. Don’t open emails (especially with attachments) from people and with subjects you don’t know
  9. Scan downloads and e-mail attachments before installing/opening with an antivirus software
  10. Don’t accept chats or instant messages from anybody if you don’t know them or if there is anything suspicious, e.g. see my new pics… in the message, as many chat and instant message software can infect your PC with a virus

“Blessed are the poor in spirit,  for theirs is the kingdom of  heaven.  

4Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.  5Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.

6Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. 7Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy. 8Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.

9Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God.
10Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

11“Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. 12Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven,

Matthew 5:3 NIV

AWARENESS ON THE PHONE

  1. List your name in the phone book with initials and last name only or consider not listing at all
  2. If you live alone, do not give your name on the out-going voicemail message. Give your phone number only or two names, such as yours and your pet’s.
  3. Don’t leave personal details or holiday absences on any voicemail message.
  4. Be wary of telephone surveys. Don’t participate in surveys that ask anything personal.
  5. Do not answer your personal phone with your name, never let a stranger on the phone know when you will or will not be at home, or that you are home alone.
  6. If you receive a call that seems to be a wrong number, do not volunteer your phone number. If the caller requests it, ask what number they were trying to reach. Then verify the wrong number without giving out your own number. Remember, it could be a burglar/home invader checking you out.
  7. Keep emergency phone numbers handy.
  8. Never let a stranger make a call – offer to make the call for them if you feel safe enough.
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