Ensure your internet-connected devices are free from malware and infections.
Keep security software current.
Ensure all your internet-connected devices are operating on the
latest security software, web browser, and operating system is the best
defense against viruses, malware, and other online threats. WVU offers FREE antivirus software for up to three personal devices.
Automate software updates.
Turn on automatic software updates so that software will be up to date to defend against known risks.
Plug and scan.
USBs and other external devices can be infected by viruses and malware. Use your security software to scan them and NEVER plug in an unknown USB.
Protect all devices.
Make sure all your devices are protected including phones, gaming systems, computers, tablets. All devices should have unique passwords that you NEVER share with anyone.
ITS is a proud partner of the National Cyber Security Alliance STOP. THINK. CONNECT global campaign and reminds WVU employees and student to STOP: make sure security measures are in place. THINK: about the consequences of your online actions. CONNECT: and enjoy the internet. Keep a Clean Machine is a campaign of STOP. THINK. CONNECT to help everyone understand the importance of protecting internet-connected devices.