Technology is vulnerable to both theft and to physical damage. To prevent both of those, exercise common sense and implement boundaries. Lovetoknow lists some ideas to help you: To prevent people stealing the computer or information on it, make sure the correct guards have been installed in your computer or home. Boundaries are again needed to protect your computer’s physical well being. Establish firm boundaries and stick to them, regardless of the age of the people that are most often around your computer.
- While it may seem simple, it’s very advisable to keep the room with a computer filled with sensitive data locked.
- For an added layer of security a lockdown plate can boot your desktop to a heavy desk.
- Another important step is to use a password, ideally easy to remember yet not referencing any obvious family data.
“With small computers and lots stored on the cloud, it’s easy to have either your machine or your data stolen, so make sure you take the following precautions.”