SECURE UD NEWS

UD Hosts InfraGrad Seminar on Intellectual Property Protection

On April 4, University of Delaware Information Technologies (UD IT) hosted the Delaware chapter of InfraGrad for a symposium on threats to intellectual property. Presenters were received by a packed room as InfraGrad members liaised with UD IT, Research Office, Public...

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How to spring clean your digital life

It's easy to let your digital data build up into a big, scary mess. Because it is often out of sight, we frequently forget just how much personal information builds up on our devices and accounts. We've broken down the best digital spring cleaning tips into a 3-week...

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Keeping your data safe while traveling

Looking forward to traveling this summer? We are too! Here are a few tips you may not have heard before to help keep you safe while out-and-about this summer: Beware of fraudulent hotel booking sites According to a 2015 study, 15 million hotel bookings are...

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The Internet and your children’s safety

As adults, we recognize the powerful capabilities the Internet provides. We can communicate, purchase, view, and share almost instantly. With this growing interconnectivity, collaborators can seamlessly exchange ideas and pave the way for revolutionary...

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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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