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Fraud Alert: Students Receiving Fraudulent Emails From...

Monday, April 26, 2021 A Message from Patrick Criss, Director, Information Security Operations The Office of Information Technology (OIT) has been made aware that some college students are receiving fraudulent emails from people impersonating employees of the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF). In these emails, students are being asked for personal information, including […]

Learn to Protect Yourself From Phishing Attacks

Monday, April 26, 2021 A Message from Patrick Criss, Director, Information Security Operations Email phishing attacks and similar methods that use text messaging and other communication technologies usually attempt to trick users into divulging sensitive, personal, professional or financial information, or to click on links that contain malware. Many phishing attacks take a “quantity over […]

Cyber Security: Best Practices for Creating Passwords

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 A Message from Patrick Criss, Director, Information Security Operations The most important first step to your online security is to have strong passwords, but the challenge is to create distinct passwords that you can actually remember or else you may fall into the bad habit of using the same login credentials […]

It’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Month;...

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 A Message from John Knights, Managing Director, Network and Information Security October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, an opportunity to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across our nation and to ensure that all Americans have the resources they need to be safer online. Each year, various organizations, from government agencies and […]

Regina Seguin Promotes Cyber Security — Faculty Highlight

By Dani Moritz-Long Forty percent of students in fourth grade through eighth grade have connected to or chatted online with a stranger. Fifty-three percent of those students revealed their phone number to a stranger and 11 percent of those students met a stranger in person. These statistics, compiled by the Center for Cyber Safety and […]