Golden rules

13 simple steps to improve security of IT systems

The protection of IT systems and data of our university can not be ensured exclusively by central measures of the SCC. Particularly when using private or self-managed end devices at the Bauhaus-Universität, it is necessary that all users take basic protective measures and comply with a few rules in order to prevent harm to themselves and others.

It is proven that attacks are successful on poorly configured and maintained systems or on systems without essential protection measures.

The consistent implementation of the measures described below makes it possible to create a Basic protection against current threats.

In the case of self-managed workplace computers, the implementation of the 13th Golden Rule and more extensive measures to increase IT security, such as the installation of a personal firewall should be coordinated with the IT managers of your organizational unit in order to avoid any potential problems.

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