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1/10/2020 Bob Gostichia– Staying safe and secure

Reviewed all the benefits of AVASTs various products

Link to Google doc with all the recommended program links-goo.gl/5v4sIQ

Video of Today’s presentationhttps://youtu.be/jVvJzkrymXI

Recommended programs:

  • Unchecky–makes sure you don’t miss boxes for bad stuff
  • Idtheftcenter.org–free service for people who have had identity stolen
  • Avast.com/hackcheck–has your password been stolen
  • Rollback Rx–creates snapshots as restore point (free does 7) is better than system restore.  Rollback rx just takes seconds
  • Mcshield–protects against infections on usb drives
  • Ccleaner–gets rid of garbage from internet; don’t use it to clean registry
  • Unlocker–lets you bypass ‘program in use’ when need to delete
  • Recuva–helps you recover things you deleted and can pick by category
  • Avast has a password manager built in –FREE
  • Preyproject.com–helps recover lost or stolen devices
  • Avastomni–protects everything connected

Avast also works on macs

iphones also protected–likely has more personal info than computer

Iphone and ipad security thru patches; also has mobile version

Win7–danger is from flaws in os that are no longer patched

If have Win7, have to disable windows defender 

 

 

 

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