Tech Insider: Five Tech Tools for Protecting Digital Data

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Lock your computer – If you share a computer with coworkers, employees, or even family, you should lock your user profile whenever you walk away from the machine. Locking your computer will prevent others from accessing private data. Create a password for yourself in Microsoft Windows by visiting user accounts in the “control panel” and “system preferences” then Accounts on Apple computers. Later, simply press the ctrl, alt, delete keys to bring up the security screen when you are ready to lock the computer.

Lock your computer – If you share a computer with coworkers, employees, or even family,…