1. Keep your Virtual Desktop updated
Run updates regularly to ensure you have the latest security patches.
If running Ubuntu, RStudio or TERN desktop, you can do this via the Terminal. Navigate to File, Terminal Emulator, then enter the following commands:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
If running CentOS Desktop, you can click the black square symbol in the top menu, which will open the Terminal. Then enter the following command:
sudo yum update check
sudo yum update
2. Keep a Backup of your data
Regularly make backups of your data. You can do this via our support article here.
3. Encrypt sensitive data
If using sensitive data on the Virtual Desktop, ensure its encrypted.
4. Check your software
Be sure to only install software via the official source/website for the program.
5. Read our General Tips for Security article
Read the article here.