Google: 18 Tips For Staying Quiet On the Web
At the National Cyber Security Awareness Google has offered to all its users a little guide / list summarizing a few points in all that you would normally do to have a digital life quiet and secure enough.
Security, depends very much on the user!
What I basically did well understand his message in Google is that as an operating system or software may be attacked and punched many times the flaw lies nell’ingenuità user, unaware that leaves out some small details in the use of network which then makes it very vulnerable.
This list of tips has been called “Gmail Security Checklist, use this list to Google wants to try to remember you in brief the main points to be followed while using their services online.
The list is composed of 18 tips divided into five different sections:
- Your computer
- Check that there are viruses and malware: no antivirus is 100% effective, but a thorough and continuous monitoring is extremely helpful;
- Keep updated operating system, regardless of whether you are a Windows user, Mac or Linux;
- Regularly update your software: Adobe Flash, Adobe Reader, Java, etc …;
- Your Browser
- Keep updating your browser;
- Make sure the plug-in that uses come from reliable sources and are up to date;
- Your Google Account
- Change your password often, at least 2 times a year;
- Always good to check the list of sites authorized to access the data in your Google account;
- Refresh often options for monitoring and password recovery;
- Gmail Settings
- Always use secure connections to make the sign of: using “https” you can protect your password when you log on to networks;
- Please verify that the activities of your Google Account in order to detect any unusual activity carried out by strangers (Gmail keeps a history of access easily controllable);
- Always check your account settings and proper delivery of mail;
- Concluding notes
- Beware of messages that ask for your credentials to access Gmail: Google will ask you not ever;
- Do not put your mail password, even if the form seems to be true of Gmail, add only on the official website of the mailbox;
- Keeps your password secret;
- Wipe clean with regular form, cache, cookies and passwords especially when using public computers;
- Select the “stay connected” only if you are on your own PC;
- You can always log out when you have finished reading your mail;
This is what was published by Google, what do you think?
Link | Gmail Security Checklist