Did you spot December’s SecureUD Phishing Test?

If you’re reading this, you may have spotted December’s test phishing email! This email was sent as part of the Secure UD “Take a BITE out of phish!” campaign, a University initiative to raise our community’s awareness about phishing attacks, their consequences,...

Do’s and don’ts of shopping online

As the holiday season approaches, every shopper should take precautionary measures when searching for the best deals online. Learning how to distinguish legitimate sites from fraudulent imitations is an effective way to safeguard your money and your identity.  Here...

Buying smart toys? Make smart choices

Every parent wants to make sure they give their children the best gifts for the holidays. Hello Barbie, Furbies, and other internet-connected toys are popular among kids, but they’re also popular among hackers. Here are a few things to keep in mind when buying a...

Did you spot November’s SecureUD Phishing test?

If you’re reading this, you may have spotted November’s test phishing email! This email was sent as part of the Secure UD “Take a BITE out of phish!” campaign, a University initiative to raise our community’s awareness about phishing attacks, their consequences,...

Elections, national security, and cybersecurity

This week, we’re exploring infrastructure security. Typically, “infrastructure” conjures images of power plants, manufacturing facilities, telecommunications networks, financial institutions, and emergency services. However, the 2016 election cycle has drawn...

Did you spot October’s SecureUD Phishing test?

If you’re reading this, you may have spotted October’s test phishing email! This email was sent as part of the Secure UD “Take a BITE out of phish!” campaign, a University initiative to raise our community’s awareness about phishing attacks, their consequences,...

You are a champion: How you help protect UD

Week 3 of National Cyber Security Awareness Month is all about cybersecurity on the job. Although most of us don’t have security-related titles, we all use data and technology. To cybercriminals, that means each of us is a potential target. In the last month alone,...

Cybersecurity = Job Security

Cybersecurity needs are growing, and fast. So fast, in fact, that it’s outpacing the talent pool by staggering margins—a recent report by Cybersecurity Ventures predicts there will be 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity job openings by 2021. For many professionals,...

“President on line 1…”: CEO fraud and how we stop it

Our community recently reported a spate of phishing scams imitating University leadership—including President Dennis Assanis—and demanding everything from wire transfers to large numbers of iTunes gift cards. BEC (business email compromise, aka “CEO...