Cybersecurity Awareness

Social Engineering Videos

Short videos to broaden your knowledge on social engineering

Too busy to read our articles? No problem! Here are three, short videos to give you some tools to protect yourself from cyber criminals.

Social Engineering Flyers

Broaden your social engineering prevention knowledge

Below are flyers (8.5" x 11") with tips on preventing social engineering attacks.
Click on the image(s) to download the pdf.

Data Privacy Day 2020

All of us exist in digital form on the Internet. When you're online you leave a trail of "digital exhaust" in the form of cookies, GPS data, social network posts, browser searches, and email exchanges, among others. Services that you don’t even use may have information about you. And once something is online, it can be there forever.

It's important to keep what’s private, private, for yourself and when you’re sharing about others. Owning your online presence will help to protect your identity, finances, and reputation – both now and in the future!

Here are steps you...

Phishing

Overview

Phishing is a type of attack carried out to steal usernames, passwords, credit card information, Social Security numbers, and/or other sensitive data. Phishing is most often seen in the form of malicious emails pretending to be from credible sources like people, departments, or organizations related to the university.

Attackers can use this information to:

Steal money from victims (modify direct deposit information, drain bank accounts) Perform identity theft (run up charges on credit cards, open new accounts) Send spam from...

Ransomware Flyers

Broaden your ransomware prevention knowledge

Below are flyers (8.5" x 11") with tips on preventing ransomware.
Click on the image(s) to download the pdf.

Ransomware Videos

Short videos to broaden your ransomware knowledge

Too busy to read our articles? No problem! Here are three, short videos to give you some tools to protect yourself from cyber criminals.

Why Should We Care About Online Privacy?

January 20, 2020

With the California Consumer Privacy Act taking effect this year, data privacy will become a central issue for businesses in 2020. Consumers conduct much of their lives on the internet, yet few understand the critical issue of privacy and how their personal information is used, collected and shared by businesses. Your data can be stored indefinitely and used in both beneficial and unwelcome ways. Even seemingly innocuous information – such as your favorite restaurants or items you purchase can be used to make inferences about your socioeconomic status,...

NCSAM 2018

Smart Cybersecurity Habits

As we begin to spend more and more of our time online, it's becoming increasing important to be able to properly protect ourselves. Follow these 8 tips for forming new and better online habits:

Think twice before clicking on links or opening attachments. Verify requests for private information. Protect your passwords. Protect your stuff! Lock it up or take it with you. Keep your devices, browsers and apps up to date. Back up critical files. Delete...

Holiday Shopping Videos

Short videos to broaden your online shopping awareness

Too busy to read our articles? No problem! Here are three, short videos to give you some tools to protect yourself from cyber criminals while shopping this season.

NCSAM 2017

Become #CyberAware during National Cyber Security Awareness Month! The goal of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) – celebrated every October – is to ensure that all Americans have the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online. Use these cybersecurity tips to help you safeguard your personal information and devices from a cyber-attack.


Check out these articles for tips on securing your digital self:

Learn how to protect yourself and how to report suspicious...