0 4 Oct, 2011
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Recently our Managing Director SUMEET MALIK from netgains comments on article “Identity theft at Institutions of Higher Education” which was posted by www.campussafetymagazine.com – Technology Resource for Security Police & Administrators (Issue: Sept 2011)

Campus Safety Magazine exclusively serves campus police chiefs, security directors, IT personnel, emergency managers and executive administrators involved in the public safety and security of major hospitals, schools and universities in the United States. CS is a product of Torrance, Calif.-based business-to-business publishing company Bobit Business Media. The print version is issued nine times per year and is distributed to more than 18,000 campus safety and security professionals nationwide

Article published some of the highlights according to Sumeet Malik, Managing Director of NetGains (netgains.org), that a users must practice responsible WiFi protocol, including:

  • Anti-virus software that is up-to-date
  • Personal firewall that offers both inbound and outbound permission-based monitoring
  • Apply updates for all vendor software (Microsoft releases patches the second Tuesday of every month (http://update.microsoft.com/))
  • Do not access secure portals with sensitive information such as financial institution accounts even if the Web site starts with “https”
  • Disable file and printer sharing

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