Ten steps to e-mail security

Friday, 1 October 2004, 2:08 PM EST

More than 10,000 students depend on Jill Cherveny-Keough for trustworthy computing systems. Fall is an especially challenging season for Cherveny-Keough because of the rapid influx of first-time network users. When returning students log onto NYIT's network to check e-mail, account balances and registration information, they run the risk of spreading viruses, worms and other malicious software across the college's digital infrastructure.

Yet NYIT rarely has such problems. The reason: The college has clearly defined security and e-mail policies in place.

By Greg Demarais at TechNewsWorld.

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