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May 2015: What is malware?

In this Secure UD Newsletter, we’ll explore the kinds and distribution of malware, as well as how to protect devices from malware.

Has your computer been hacked?

More often than not, victims unknowingly install viruses on their own computers. With the complexity of today’s malware, you may need to reinstall your operating system and restore your files from a clean backup in order to completely cure the infection. How will you...

How to prepare for your trip

While you’re planning what clothes to pack and checking your airline and hotel reservations, don’t forget to think about the security of any digital information or mobile devices with which you will travel.

What to do while traveling

While you are abroad, here are some things you should do to keep your information and devices secure.

What to do upon returning from your travels

The first thing most people want to do when they return home from a trip is relax. However, there are a few final steps you need to take to maintain information security.

June 2014: Understanding Social Engineering

It is far easier for hackers to gain access to systems by simply asking for it. Through the process of social engineering, hackers bypass security systems by deceiving their victims into taking certain actions or surrendering certain information.

What Is Social Engineering?

It’s often said that social engineers use our human nature against us. They manipulate our trust in order to get us to do what they want, whether that’s surrendering our personal information or taking actions that put us at risk.

Security Spotlight: Phishing

A successful phishing attempt can result in the compromise of your personal information, your important accounts, and even your devices. Links and attachments can deliver malware to your device. That malware can harvest your information, make your device vulnerable to further attacks, and even give the phisher control of your device.

A Graphical Look at Social Engineering

Did you know that the most common phishing attacks mimic banking institutions? Learn more about social engineering and phishing from this infographic.

You are a target. Information security is everyone’s responsibility.