What steps can I take to help secure my Comporium High-Speed Internet service?

These steps will all provide added security for your High Speed Connection:

  1. Install antivirus software, keep it updated, and run scans on a regular basis.
  2. Keep your Operating System up to date.
  3. Enable the hardware firewall on your wireless router/gateway.
  4. Install a spyware cleaner (such as Ad Aware) and run scans
    regularly.
  5. Use common sense when browsing the Internet and checking your email. Never click on pop-up ads or advertisements from companies you are not familiar with.
  6. Also, never open emails from unfamiliar sources.
  7. Add a wireless password to the router and change it monthly.