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If you have installed third-party software after you purchased your computer, regularly update the
software. Software companies provide software updates to their products to correct security problems
and improve functionality of the software.
Securing your wireless network
When you set up your wireless network, always enable security features. For more information, see
Protecting your WLAN
on page
Backing up your software applications and information
Regularly back up your software applications and information to protect them from being permanently
lost or damaged through a virus attack or a software or hardware failure. For more information, see
Backing up, restoring, and recovering
on page
Using an optional security cable lock
A security cable lock, which is purchased separately, is designed to act as a deterrent, but it may not
prevent the computer from being mishandled or stolen. Security cable locks are only one of several
methods that should be employed as part of a complete security solution to help maximize theft
The security cable slot on your computer may look slightly different from the illustration in this section.
For the location of the security cable slot on your computer, see
Getting to know your computer
on page
Loop the security cable lock around a secured object.
Insert the key
into the security cable lock
Insert the security cable lock into the security cable slot on the computer
, and then lock the
security cable lock with the key.
Remove the key and keep it in a safe place.
Chapter 8
Securing your computer and information