Think B4 U Click!

National Cyber Security Awareness MonthOctober is National Cyber Security Awareness month, when several national and state agencies promote safe computing practices.

Joining us for this episode of Campus Voices is Karl Hassler, associate director, IT Security. We talked about why this topic is important to individuals, what people should look out for, what they can do to protect themselves.

The bottom line is that hackers are becoming more organized, getting better and better at “social engineering,” and developing more sophisticated ways of attacking our computers and our information.

Karl also told us why 12345678 is not a good password.

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Karl Hassler, UD Information Technologies
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About our guest

Karl Hassler, associate director for IT Security in IT-NSS, has in-depth knowledge of information security best practices and extensive experience evaluating information security control systems including compliance with laws, regulations, contracts and funding agency requirements. Karl started his career as a staff auditor for KPMG. While in the University’s Internal Auditing department he transitioned to information systems auditing before joining IT-NSS, where he has been involved with cyber security policy, procedure and compliance initiatives in addition to a wide range of other network management areas.

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