Information Security News

Scammers Don’t Take Vacations – Top Tips to Avoid Getting Hacked this Summer

Scammers Don’t Take Vacations – Top Tips to Avoid Getting Hacked this Summer

Take time to protect yourself, your devices, and sensitive information from cybercriminals this summer with our top tips.
Take the CyberAware Pledge!

Take the CyberAware Pledge!

Take the CyberAware Pledge to become cybersecure this year in five easy steps.

Shop Safe Online this Holiday Season

Learn how to protect yourself and your information while online shopping.
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

This October, IT Solutions wants to help you learn more about the importance of cybersecurity and how to protect yourself.

Life Hacks to Avoid Getting Hacked!

Learn four easy life hacks you can do right now to help you stay safe online and be cyberaware.

Be a Technology Overachiever!

Make sure your tech is up to date for success with this quick checklist.

Ethical Hackers: Heroes of the Cyberverse

Did you know that ethical hacking is a form of legal computer invasion? Learn more about this industry and how cybersecurity professionals defend against malicious hackers.
Email Login Versus Address: Know the Difference!

Email Login Versus Address: Know the Difference!

Students - never share your University email login! Make sure you know the difference between your email address and your email login in order to protect your account.

Cybercriminals Strike with Financial Aid Email Phishing Scams

Beware of phishing scams involving fake emails posing as University financial aid communications.

Security Tips for Online Banking

Do you engage in online or mobile banking? Find out how to keep your transactions secure with these tips.

Get Enhanced Security with Zoom 5.0!

A new version of Zoom is available with more security features than ever before! Update today.

Multi-Factor Authentication for Microsoft Office 365

You can now enable multi-factor authentication for your Microsoft Office 365 account.
New CyberAware Podcast Launched

New CyberAware Podcast Launched

Student workers on the Information Security Team are piloting a podcast focused on educating the University community about cybersecurity topics.
Beware of Coronavirus Relief Scams

Beware of Coronavirus Relief Scams

Currently, there is an increase in phishing and scams surrounding COVID-19, including fake coronavirus relief payments and illegitimate charities.
Keep Safe While Using Zoom, Avoid Zoom-Bombing

Keep Safe While Using Zoom, Avoid Zoom-Bombing

While we make the transition to working and learning remotely, Zoom has been a valuable tool. Learn about important Zoom security settings to help you avoid meeting disruption.

Over 500 Malicious Google Chrome Extensions Exposed

Google has deactivated over 500 fraudulent Chrome browser extensions.
Cybersecurity Safety During COVID-19

Cybersecurity Safety During COVID-19

During events like the Coronavirus outbreak (COVID 19), cyber attackers often use these opportunities to, unfortunately, try to take advantage of the situation.

Email Scam Alert: Fake Job Offers and Gift Cards

Beware of recent email phishing scams involving fake job offers and gift card requests, and learn what to do if you receive a suspicious email.

New Option in MavMAIL Helps You Report Phishing Emails

Microsoft Outlook's new option allows you to quickly report phishing and junk emails.

Is Your Smart Home Protected?

Any smart devices connected to your home's WiFi can be vulnerable to cybercriminals if they are unprotected. Stay safe with these security tips.

Capital One Information Breach Estimated to Affect 100 Million U.S. Customers

A recent breach compromised information from Capital One credit card applicants and Capital One credit card customers.

Shield Your Socials!

Add these three positive habits into your social media routine to ensure your privacy and protect your character online.

Summer Shopping Tips

Before you buy anything online, ask yourself a few key questions to make sure your information is safe from cybercriminals.