How do I make my computer more secure? | University of Oregon: Information Security
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How do I make my computer more secure?

Although there is no fool proof way of completely securing your computer, there are many steps you can take to minimize the security risk your computer faces. If your computer is a laptop, simply enabling a startup and screen saver password minimize the risk of your data becoming comprised.

For more information, please refer to the Safer Computing Guide and follow the prescribed steps.