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October Is Cyber Security Awareness Month

10/06/10

This October is the perfect time to learn how to stay safe online.  Information Technology Services has many resources to help you protect your personal information.

  • All BC computers come equipped with anti-virus software. You can also download anti-virus software for home use free at bc.edu/software
  • Sensitive information, such as credit card and social security numbers is protected with the help of Identity Finder. Identify Finder monitors BC computers for potential confidential information and alerts you when it finds it.
  • Unwanted and potentially harmful junk email is filtered. View your quarantined spam through the Portal.

In addition to our year-round efforts, you can take advantage of some special events and resources during Cyber Security Awareness Month:

To learn more about cyber security BC , visit bc.edu/security.