What are some best practices for keeping my PC secure?

1. Keep your operating system, applications, and anti-virus software up-to-date.

2. Use strong, unique passwords for all of your accounts that contain a combination of upper and lower case letters, numbers, and special characters.
3. Avoid clicking on unknown or suspicious links.
4. Enable two-factor authentication (2FA) for your online accounts.
5. Utilize a firewall to protect incoming and outgoing connections.
6. Regularly back up important data to an external hard drive or cloud storage.
7. Don’t store sensitive information on your PC.
8. Ensure you have a reliable anti-virus/anti-malware program installed on your computer.
9. Don’t connect to public Wi-Fi networks unless you need to.
10. Be aware of phishing scams and never enter personal information into a website unless you are sure it is secure.