You now have more power than ever before to control your digital identity and important financial and other sensitive accounts. Take some time to learn how to to protect your identity, information, and accounts and be safe online.
- Be a Good Digital Citizen
Practicing good digital citizenship makes online experiences safer and more pleasant for you and others.
- Cryptocurrency Mining Risks and U-M Restrictions
Cryptocurrency mining using U-M resources is a violation of university policy, and it may also expose you and your personal devices and accounts to risk.
- Use a Secure Internet Connection
Choose the best network for your environment and employ tools to make them more secure.
- Use Two-Factor for Your Accounts
Two-factor authentication provides additional security for your accounts, and many apps and services offer it. Use it whenever it is offered.
- Set Your Web Browser for Security & Privacy
Keep your software updated, review your settings, use plug-ins and pop-ups sparingly, and consider private browsing and searching.
- Protect Your Online Shopping
Secure your environment, know who you're dealing with, and avoid the traps.
- Consider Metadata When Sending Files
The files you send via email, social media, etc. contain info you may not want others to know.