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May News from Information Security

Welcome to the summer months at Berry! Graduation is past us, as are the busy weeks before and after it. This is why you are just now seeing this newsletter at the midpoint of the month. I knew no one had time to read this while everything else was happening. On the topic of things that are NOT happening anymore, that would be Spring 2024 Cybersecurity Awareness Training.

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April News from Information Security

Hello, faithful (or first-time) reader! Welcome to the April information security newsletter. While I generally post these the first Monday of the month, this newsletter has been delayed for a number of reasons.

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March News from Information Security

Life likes to throw us curve balls every now and then. Some people believe this is something that makes life interesting, but I am not really in that camp. I can’t say the lack of a February newsletter was actually the result of a curve ball; it was more like a slow sinker.

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January News from Information Security

Welcome to a new semester and a new year! I hope this newsletter finds you settling in for an exciting season of learning, educating and working. We have a number of topics to cover, but they are pretty straightforward so this shouldn’t be a long newsletter, but be sure to read to the end for all of the new changes, important information, and suggestions on how to work, learn, and operate on the Internet more securely.

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December News from Information Security

It’s here…December has arrived, complete with cooler weather, the end of the semester (including finals), the holidays approaching and even more phishing emails. While a discussion of the kinds of emails we’ve received would be useful, and comical at times, that’s not the topic of this month’s newsletter. We’ve all(?) been working to complete the required cybersecurity awareness training since August, and while we have a considerable number of completions, there is definitely room for improvement.

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November News from Information Security

Is it already November? Absolutely, it is, and I know everyone is welcoming the fall weather and the approaching end of classes. We just had a super October celebrating Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Thank you to everyone who read the weekly articles, participated in the virtual scavenger hunt, and completed their cybersecurity awareness training. We’ll recap Cybersecurity Awareness Month first, then get to November news.

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CAM 2023 Week 4 – Update Your Software!

This week we will briefly discuss the necessity of updating your software. Whether that means restarting your browser periodically to allow it to update, or allowing your smart phone to automatically install updates, or restarting your desktop or laptop to let updates run, updating your software is important.

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