Weekly clean-up of your browser cache
Internet browsers collect data whenever you conduct a search or open a link, or save your browsing history, cookies, and passwords. While browsers claim to provide a better user experience, hackers are manipulating this data to access passwords, personal information, private bank accounts, and your business email and systems.
Saving passwords in browsers is a significant security risk, despite the convenience. Encourage staff to protect their personal digital information and Commonwealth systems by cleaning out their browser history, cookies, and passwords once a week. Users can also set up their browser security settings to clear out personal data automatically upon closing. See your browser's Help menu for directions to set up auto-clearing.