Online security is a mutual responsibility. Cardinal offers a variety of tools and resources to help protect your accounts. However, you have a responsibility to ensure your accounts are protected as well. Check this page regularly for tips and tools you can use to stay safe online.
Security Tip of the Week
Wipe your old mobile device before you donate, sell or trade-in using specialized software or using the manufacturer’s recommended technique such as a hard reset or factory reset. Some software also allows you to wipe your device remotely if it is lost or stolen. If your phone has a SIM or SD card, remove or erase the card prior to separation. Always power back on and double check your device for phone contacts, voicemails, emails, photos and other personal data to ensure the device was reset properly.
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Security Best Practices When Using Removable Media
In today's world, the use of removable media is very popular. What exactly is removable media? The most common phrases are USB drives, jump drives, flash drives, CD cards, CD's, DVD's, portable hard drives and other storage devices. Using these types of devices make it very convenient, portable and easy to backup, store and share data, especially when files are too large to email. It's a balancing act to gain anytime access while continuing to protect sensitive information.
Although theres are numerous benefits to using removable media devices both at home and in the workplace, there are also a lot of risks to consider when using this technology. Read the full article.
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