It Only Takes a Second

By PC Shea, University Privacy Officer The weakest link in maintaining the privacy and security of confidential information is usually the human one. We implement an array of protocols and tools to help us keep confidential information secure, and we train on their...

One Email Address Is Never Enough

Over the years, and accelerated by the response to the COVID pandemic, there has been an expansion in the ability of faculty and staff to work at home in addition to (or instead of) being on campus to meet their job responsibilities. Even now, many UD employees work...

Protect Yourself from Tech Support Scams

As the digital landscape evolves, so too do the scams targeting Internet users. Malicious actors prey on your trust for financial gain or, even worse, to gain access to your personal and health information. Scams involving tech support are among the most prevalent....

Update all the things!

Update, patch, bug fix When was the last time you updated your browser, Microsoft Office, Zoom, or that one-off application that you’re using for something important? How about the operating system on your phone? Now is the time! While you’re at it, you may want to...

2023 Secure UD Security Awareness Education

By completing your Security Awareness Education, you are helping UD reduce the risk of data breaches, malware infections, phishing attempts, and other malicious activities. This knowledge and skills will help you keep your data and UD’s data safe. Like last year, this...

Password Management Best Practices

How to create a secure password Passwords are our first defense against unauthorized access to our online information. When it comes to passwords, length is more secure than complexity. For example, an 8-character password with upper and lowercase letters, numbers and...