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February (2023) News from Information Security

Welcome to February! Was January just a blur for you, too? We’re well on our way into the semester and cyber attackers are back to their tricks after taking a little time for the holidays. I’m doing something different for this newsletter and I’ve invited a guest to contribute to the content. Our guest goes by the initials MW. I’m afraid the topic is well known to those of you who read this newsletter on a regular basis.

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Data Privacy Week – Pre-Spring Cleaning Challenge

Spring cleaning, while not as popular a phrase these days, is still a thing, whether we call it that or not, and no matter the time of year. Spring is just a natural time to start fresh. Temperatures rise, there…

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Data Privacy Week – Where Is Your Data?

Welcome to Data Privacy Week 2023! This event is “sponsored” by the National Cybersecurity Alliance, whose goal is empowering a more secure, interconnected world. They do this by providing individuals and companies with as much information as they can about…

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January (2023) News from Information Security

Welcome to 2023 and welcome back to Berry! I want to congratulate you for surviving the holidays and deciding to come back to campus for a brand new year and brand new semester. There are LOTS of things to discuss this month, including Data Privacy Week, a reminder about updates to our login security, and some tips for you LastPass, Tiktok, and Twitter users.

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December News from Information Security

Welcome to the much-delayed December newsletter. I realize this newsletter finds most of you in the throes of the end of the semester, whether that is taking final exams, administering final exams, dealing with grades, stressed students, or stressed professors, or just realizing that December has arrived and the semester and everything about it wraps up in days. Then you all get to consider more personal tasks and endeavors. It doesn’t slow down any time soon. I’m sorry. But, here is the December newsletter. Please take a few minutes to read through it. I have only two topics and neither of them will take a great amount of time to look over.

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November News from Information Security

We made it! October has passed, the change from Daylight to Standard time is coming, and November has arrived. Exams have been completed, registration is coming, and we wrapped up a great Cybersecurity Awareness Month!

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CAM 2022 Week 4 – Updates

Welcome to the last week of Cybersecurity Awareness Month and the last full week of October. Wow, time flies…all the time. I hope October has been good, even with cold temperatures reminding us that our always short time of fall…

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