The first step to securing your information is to password-protect your different accounts.

Follow these tips when selecting a password:

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setting a good password

Most households now run on wireless networks of devices linked to the Internet. This means that every device is connected to a wireless access point controlled by an Internal router. Devices that may connect to a router include:

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Man on cell phone at home

Wisconsin Department of Corrections Secretary Kevin Carr, second from left, congratulates Nicolet student James Wertman during a recent graduation ceremony at Nicolet College.

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McNaughton Inmates Graduate from Nicolet College Maintenance Mechanic program

The Nicolet College Board welcomed four new trustees and also swore in a returning board member at its recent annual organizational meeting.

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New Board of Trustees Members with President

Identity theft is when someone steals your personal information and uses it to commit fraud under your name. This serious crime can wreak havoc on your finances, credit history, and reputation. Follow these tips if you believe that you are the victim of identity theft:

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Illustration of identity theft

So you think you're the victim of a cybercrime.. now what?

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reporting a cybercrime

Today’s mobile devices are just as powerful as any personal computer, so it’s important that you take the same online safety precautions with your smartphone and tablet as you do with your computer.

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Student in a crowd holding cell phone

Nicolet College’s most recent Nursing graduates posted a 100 percent pass rate on their first attempt at the national licensing exam to become registered nurses.

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nursing students practicing with sanitary preparation

Social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter are a great way to stay connected with others, but you should be wary about how much personal information you post. Threats commonly found on social networking sites include the following:

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International travel can open your eyes to new ways of living and allow you to think outside of your "normal." Ocie Kilgus, Nicolet Spanish Instructor, shares how even a seemingly small difference between Guatemalan yards and our own bring new considerations, thought, and respect for beauty:

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Courtyard with fountain in guatemala