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Office Security Tips
- Your protection and protection of your property starts with your willingness to take a few simple steps.
- Keep your purse, wallet, or other valuables with you at all times or lock them in a drawer or closet.
- Lock your office door whenever you leave.
- Cash left on your desk or in an unlocked drawer is a great temptation to thieves.
- Request authorization from persons asking for confidential information or from delivery or repair people who want to enter an area restricted to employees.
- If you are responsible for office keys, don't leave them on your desk or in the top drawer where they could be taken or copied easily.
- Give keys only to those who have a legitimate need and make sure they are returned.
- If keys are lost or stolen notify the Police Department immediately at 978-934-2398.
Laptop Security Tips
- Secure your laptop with a security cable to a desk.
- Never leave your laptop unattended, even for a moment.
- Be certain to back up all important data daily. Remember the hardest thing to replace when a laptop is stolen is the data.
- Protect your data and access to your computer with strong passwords.
- Do not leave your laptop in your vehicle; if you must, secure it in the trunk.
- Secure your laptop in your office or work area in a locked closet or cabinet.
- Consider installing a theft recovery tracking device on your PC. If it is lost or stolen you have a greater chance of recovery. Such as Laptop Lo-jack, LocateMyLaptop, GadgeTrak, Laptop Cop, etc.
- Other anti-theft devices can be purchased at any local computer store.