Governor Herbert has declared October as Cyber Security Awareness Month. We live in a world that is more connected than ever before. As a government employee, you likely have access to sensitive information. It is important to safeguard the information you work with to protect yourself and the State. Remember to Stop. Think. Connect.
Simple Security Tips
1. Lock and password protect all personal and agency-owned devices including smartphones, laptops, and tablets. This includes locking your computer when you step away from your desk at work. You may not always know the people walking around your office and what their intentions are. Encrypt data and use two-factor authentication where possible.2. Dispose of sensitive information properly and according to your organization’s policies.3. Take the Annual Security Awareness Training Course.4. Conceal your work badge and identification when outside of your office building, especially when out in public or when using public transportation.
Thank you for your continued support to help keep State data safe! If you have any questions, contact DTS at dts.utah.gov.