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Computers and Networks

General Material
Published Date
January, 2008

The ways in which agencies and innovative partnerships use their computers and networks impacts the safety and confidentiality of services for victims and survivors, and their children. This tip sheet briefly highlights: basics about how computers and networks work; how agencies and partnerships are or might use computers and networks; and, some benefits, risks and things to consider including issues of: technical support, essentials, training, disposal, cost, security, authorized access and user names, backups, and, security in colocated sites.