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Learn how to secure your devices to protect your sensitive information and accounts.

What do I need to do to secure my devices?

From phones and laptops, to smart TVs and speakers, devices are playing an increasingly important role in our lives. Devices can help us stay connected, entertained and productive, but they are not without risks. If a cybercriminal hacks your device, they may be able to access the sensitive information stored on it, or the accounts it’s linked to.

What can I do?

The ACSC has published advice on securing different types of devices, including personal devices and internet of things devices, like smart TVs, lights and fridges. The advice outlines simple steps you can take to keep your devices secure, including using anti-virus software, setting up standard user accounts, taking precautions when traveling and wiping devices before you sell or dispose of them.

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