Cybersecurity Awareness

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.

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...

NCSAM 2019 - Secure IT

Secure IT by guarding your digital profile.

Cybercriminals are very good at getting personal information from unsuspecting victims, and the methods are getting more sophisticated as technology evolves. Protect against cyber threats by learning about security features available on the equipment and software you use. Apply additional layers of security to your devices – like Multi-Factor Authentication – to better protect your personal information.


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

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NCSAM 2019 - Protect IT

Protect IT by managing your digital profile.

Maintain your digital profile. Every click, share, send, and post you make creates a digital trail that can be exploited by cybercriminals. To protect yourself from becoming a cybercrime victim you must understand, secure, and maintain your digital profile. Be familiar with and routinely check privacy settings to help protect your privacy and limit cybercrimes.


Check out these articles and tips on protecting your digital self:

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NCSAM 2019 - Own IT

Own IT - By understanding your digital profile.

Internet-based devices are present in every aspect of our lives: at home, school, work, and on the go. Constant connection provides opportunities for innovation and modernization, but also presents opportunities for potential cybersecurity threats that can compromise our most important personal information. Understand the devices and applications you use every day to help keep you and your information safe and secure.


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

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