Don’t leave computers or devices unlocked

Don’t leave computers or devices unlocked

Make sure you lock your computer every time you leave it unattended.

Every device you own should have a password or PIN code.

Ensure that any storage media that contains sensitive or personal information (USB sticks, external hard drives, flash drives, CDs, etc.) are physically secure and stored separately from your computer.

The 5 most common ways laptops are stolen

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