Apply the lessons learned during NCSAM to work, home, shopping.

As October comes to a close and National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) wraps up, University of Delaware Information Technologies (UD IT) invites the campus community to reflect on the value of cyber hygiene and commit to improving computing habits in the...

Do you know the basics of computer hygiene?

According to Karl Hassler, director of IT Security and Compliance, “Securing your computer is the single most impactful step you can take toward cyber security. Each of us has a responsibility to ourselves, our families and the campus community to ensure that our...

Take a bite out of phish!

Around this time last year, the media was publishing stories daily about the hacks that compromised email accounts of John Podesta, Colin Powell, and the Democratic National Committee. Although these incidents parallel one another in many ways, the most fundamental is...

What are hackers after?

Whatever their motives, most hackers focus on a few things: exploiting people, stealing data, and compromising systems. Over the past few years, hackers have been focusing less on brute force attacks on servers and security measures; instead, they focus on tricking...

ARE YOU CYBER AWARE?

This October marks the 14th annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), a collaborative effort between more than 600 organizations to ensure people in America have the resources to stay safer and more secure online. As part of the University of Delaware’s...