Tech Tip: Keeping your computer secure when walking away

Did you ever need to leave your desk while you have sensitive documents open? Sometimes it’s not practical to close the windows or minimize everything before you walk away.

For general security purposes we recommend putting your computer in a “locked” state when leaving your desk. Use the keyboard shortcuts below to get your computer into a locked state quickly or view the knowledge base here.

For Windows

Windows + L

For Mac

Control + Command + Q

For more information and helpful tips, please visit the IT Customer Support Portal or contact the IT Customer Support Desk at x4357.

If you have a suggestion or a Technology Tip you think can be useful, you can submit them by emailing techtips@grcc.edu 

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