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Info Computer – Do You Know How To “Lock Down A Computing Session?
Info Computer – Do you know how to secure your computer’s screen when you take a break or leave the immediate vicinity of your workstation? You should.
Most people get up in the middle of working on a project and walk away. You might be going to lunch, responding to a hastily called meeting or going to the kitchen or break-room for a snack. Think about the following question “Do you really want someone who is walking past your computer to be able to read the screen’s contents or to have access to your machine”? Most of us would respond, “No”.
Being security conscious and slightly paranoid concerning your workstation is wise. National studies related to computer crime have indicated that the threats from insiders against information assets are nearly as bad as threats from the malicious crackers.
Learn How To Secure Your Workstation
Learn how to secure your workstation when you leave it unattended. On a Windows based machine, you can secure the screen by simultaneously depressing the CTL-ALT-DEL keys. You are presented with a list of options and you can choose to “Lock” your computer…