Cyber safety rules

 

Reminder of the basic rules regarding the safety of using computers and mobile devices.

  • Use only legal software from a known and trusted source.
  • Regularly update your operating system and applications used. In particular, Internet browsers, flash plugins, e-mail clients, and pdf file browsers should be updated. This means installing periodically published patches, correcting know vulnerabilities and errors of both the operating system and applications.
  • For day to day work, in particular activities related to placing orders, you must not use privileged accounts (Administrator, root).
  • Do not disable security mechanisms.
  • On operating systems that require it, it is necessary to install and regularly update antivirus software.
  • Be careful when downloading files from the Internet or opening attachments.
  • It is not allowed to install unknown software received via email or obtained from unknown or untrusted sources.
  • During placing order, avoid using unknown devices (public computers made available in hotels, libraries, etc.).
  • During placing order, avoid connections via unverified networks (public WiFi).
  • Never connect unknown data carriers to your computer.
  • Do not allow third parties to manipulate the mobile device or software installation.

For password-protected systems, the rules for creating and using passwords must be strictly followed:

  • The password must be complex and difficult to guess. A password have to meet the following rules:
    • composed of at least 9 characters,
    • contain at least one digit,
    • contain uppercase and lowercase letters,
    • contain at least one special character,
  • It is unacceptable to use the same password for different systems.
  • Passwords are not allowed to be saved.
  • The password should be changed regularly.
  • The password cannot be shared with anyone.