Information Security News

Protect Your Tech With Top Security Tips

Learn security tips on how to protect your information and devices from cybercriminals.

Get Enhanced Security with Zoom 5.0!

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

It's Here! Multi-Factor Authentication for Office 365

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

Student workers on the Information Security Team are piloting a podcast focused on educating the University community about cybersecurity topics.
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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.
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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.
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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.

Shop Safe Online this Holiday Season

Learn how to protect yourself and your information during the rush of holiday shopping.

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.

New Option in MavMAIL Helps You Report Phishing Emails

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

Cybercriminals Strike with Financial Aid Email Phishing Scams

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

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.