What steps can I take to increase system security?

1. Install an antivirus/antimalware program and use it regularly.

2. Regularly update software and operating system versions.
3. Use strong passwords and two-factor authentication where feasible.
4. Utilize firewalls to limit access to ports and services.
5. Encrypt your data with the appropriate software and keep backup copies.
6. Practice safe browser habits (avoiding malicious websites and downloading files from unfamiliar sites).
7. Disable unnecessary network services and remote access capabilities.
8. Implement access control policies and procedures for all users.
9. Physically secure your computer, server, and other devices.
10. Monitor logs for suspicious activity and investigate any potential security threats.