Today, hacking is not a question of “if,” but “when.” In 2019 alone, 89 U.S. universities, colleges, and school districts faced ransomware attacks. No matter how secure your university networks claim to be, you must take additional steps to ensure the protection of your personal devices.
To keep your tech safe from cyberattacks, experts recommend installing all software updates, arming yourself with cybersecurity tools like antivirus software, and regularly backing up your data. Remember that hackers don’t discriminate. Never assume you won’t be targeted.
Follow these steps to help vaccinate your tech against cybercrime: