Why is understanding the risk of Phishing important?

Phishing attacks are a constant threat to campus and are becoming increasingly sophisticated. Successful Phishing attacks can:

  • Cause financial loss for victims
  • Put their personal information at risk
  • Put university data and systems at risk
All workforce members are responsible for protecting institutional data and complying with information security obligations stated in UC policy, laws, governmental regulations, contracts, external obligations, and grants.