SECURE UD NEWS

Secure UD Newsletter: January 2022

Today is Data Privacy Day! To celebrate, we're featuring important information about your privacy rights, including new University policies designed to protect you and the UD community.   NEW: Information Security Events Reporting Policy The President’s executive...

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Laws that impact your privacy

Curious how privacy regulations have evolved over the years? Check out our timeline of privacy laws’ “greatest hits.” United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) The UDHR was put forth by the United Nations General Assembly in Paris on December...

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Introducing the University’s Privacy Program

The University’s Privacy Program: A Compliance Resource for Handling Personally Identifiable Information By: Patricia Shea, Chief Privacy Officer, UD While information “security” focuses on safeguarding information once you have it, information “privacy” addresses,...

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NEW: Information Security Events Reporting Policy

The President’s executive committee approved the University of Delaware Information Security Events Reporting policy on December 3, 2021. UD’s Information Security Event Reporting policy addresses a missing element of UD’s security response process. This policy is...

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Secure UD Newsletter: October 2021

Happy Cybersecurity Awareness Month! To celebrate we’re sharing our ideas for how you can become a little more cyber-secure through awareness, action, and education. Phishers are getting more sophisticated - and so are we! Have you noticed that it’s getting trickier...

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Final Reminder: Migrate your old UD Capture videos

In order to address aging infrastructure, security concerns, and accessibility needs, UDIT started migrating UD Capture videos off of the old UD Capture platform in 2019. This is the final reminder to migrate any UD Capture videos created before 2019 to the new...

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What’s the best cybersecurity defense?

Whether you’re an IT professional or a casual technology user, you should take advantage of the many opportunities available at UD and beyond to expand your knowledge of cybersecurity. Employee education is the first line of defense in securing our use of technology...

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Are you prepared for data loss?

It often seems that computers have become so reliable over the years that you don’t need to bother making backups. Computer components like memory and disk storage don’t fail often. But a hardware failure isn’t the only way you could lose your computer files. And,...

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Welcome back!

The fall of 2021 represents more than just the start of a new academic year; it’s a new beginning, and a chance to return to a more normal year at the University of Delaware. As we all have taken steps to protect and maintain our good health, it’s important to keep in...

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Ransomware is on the rise, again

Ransomware is malicious software that is specifically designed to disrupt, damage, or gain unauthorized access to a computer system and its data until a “ransom” is paid. Consequences of a ransomware attack can be severe and there is no guarantee a user will recover...

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