SECURE UD NEWS

Meet Ken: UD’s new CISO

This year, UD welcomed Ken Kurz, our new chief information security officer. With nearly 20 years of experience under his belt, Ken is ready to take on the challenges and opportunities that UD IT will face in addressing the growing needs of UD faculty, staff and...

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Campus targeted by gift card fraud

Spear phishing for iTuna. I mean, iTunes...Some 91% of cyber attacks begin with a spear phishing email.* Phishing attacks have been on the rise at UD—keep reading to learn more about how to identify and protect yourself against these attacks. What is spear...

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Privacy Resolutions

5 resolutions you can make in 2019 to better protect your personal data:   1: Consider using a disposable email accountRather than giving out your work email for everything, try using different accounts for different purposes. Or, better yet, use a...

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The Year in Review: Privacy in 2018

Over the last few years, privacy has gotten increasing attention from many communities, from concerned citizens to watchdog groups to the halls of government. With several high-profile events in 2018, it looks like we’ll still be talking about privacy this...

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The Value of Your Information

Hacking is a lucrative business, recent projections suggest that the cybercriminal industry generated $1.5 trillion in revenue in 2018. Data breaches and phishing scams contribute to the loss of millions of data records every day. In this industry, hackers...

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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...

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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 tech...

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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,...

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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,...

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