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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month!

Protect yourself from online scams and attacks

Our fourth article for Cybersecurity Awareness Month shows you how to protect yourself, your family, and your data from online scams and attacks.

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Explore security

A cartoon of a laptop with the Windows Security logo on the screen. Stay secure with Windows 10

Windows 10 makes it easier to stay secure with built-in protection using Microsoft Defender Antivirus.

Check out Windows Security

An illustration of a person using a laptop connected to the crowd. Create and use strong passwords

Chances are you're still dependent on usernames and passwords to secure your accounts. 

Learn to create good ones

Conceptual: A person with a fishing pole pulling data out of a smartphone. Protect yourself from phishing

Criminals are constantly trying to trick you into revealing your personal information.

Recognize & report phishing attacks

A cartoon of a laptop with the update logo on the screen. Keep your PC up to date

Windows Update automatically installs the latest updates and security improvements.

Stay up to date

Make a big impact with Announcements

Add an extra layer of security with Personal Vault

Protect your most important files, like your passport, driver’s license, or insurance information with OneDrive Personal Vault.

Meet Personal Vault

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