Quick Guide to Security

Keeping yourself and your personal data secure on the Internet can seem like a daunting task at times — but small actions can make a big difference when it comes to staying safe online.

Check out the Harvard Information Security guide to security awareness to learn more how you can keep yourself and Harvard more secure by taking these small actions.

Click Wisely

Click only links and files that are expected, and only from people you trust.

Apply Updates

Set your software to auto-update. Install updates and restart if needed.

Use Strong Passwords

Create passwords that you can remember, but others can't guess.

Know Your Data

Follow the policy to secure sensitive data. If you don't need it, delete it.