Email Protection

Protect your email and your private messages by following these steps:

  1. Use a strong password.
    • Use uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and symbols.
    • Change your password frequently.
  2. Be aware of using public PCs.
    • Be sure that if you are using a computer in a public place that you logout when you are finished. 
  3. Protect your email address.
    • Be aware of where your email is displayed.
    • Do not include emails in blog posts or social media posts.
  4. Lock up.
    • Lock up your desktop or laptop and close your email clients when you walk away from your desk.
  5. Encryption.
    • Keep your data safe by using encryption and storing encrypted files.
    • Encryption transforms your data into unreadable format that should only be deciphered by a passphrase.