You boost your digital immunity against threats such as viruses, spyware, and more when you keep your systems updated. Most devices and applications can be configured to automatically update.
First, see the inventory list you created in the Know What You Have toolbox to go through each device and application to configure for automatic updates and be sure to take this step every time you start using a new device or application. Check the instructions or support pages for your devices or application for recommended security settings.
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“Time” defines the approximate time it will take to implement the tool, including installation and setup. Based on your system and experience, the time may be longer or shorter than the time estimated.
Requires minimal technical knowledge to complete setup. Users with little-to-no familiarity with computer systems will still easily be able to implement Level 1 tools.
Requires basic technical understanding of operating systems and settings controls. Users with a basic understanding will be able to easily implement Level 2 tools.
Requires an intermediate level of understanding to implement. Users will need an intermediate understanding of computer systems and code languages.
Requires advanced levels of understanding of computer systems, settings and code languages. Users will need experience with advanced system configurations.