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CAM 2021: Week 4 – Prioritizing Cybersecurity

This week we will discuss making cybersecurity a priority, both at work and at home, particularly in this time of occasional to full-time work-from-home. We’ll look at how we can begin to think about cybersecurity first whenever we are adding devices to our home network and dealing with personal and work data.

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CAM 2021: Week 3 – Careers and Training in Cybersecurity

This week we are examining two topics that are closely related. The number of potential careers in cybersecurity are expanding rapidly, with positions in everything from “in the weeds” technical to very interpersonal management and legal positions. Cybersecurity is one of the hottest sectors today, with new threats and challenges emerging each day. And with that, there is a huge push being undertaken by both business and education sectors to attract individuals toward a degree and career in cyber. Interested in joining this exciting new workforce?

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Everfi Emails are Required Training

If you receive an email from Everfi claiming you have a new assignment, this is a valid email notifying you of required Title IX training. This was explained in an email sent October 13th from Wayne Phipps in Human Resources….

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CAM 2021: Week 2 – Don’t Get Caught By Phishers

Welcome to week 2 of Cybersecurity Awareness Month! The topic for this week is phishing. We’ll look at three ways to build your phishing defenses and discuss an example of a common phishing email related to expiring passwords. Despite often…

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CAM 2021: Week 1 – Be Cyber Smart!

At a time when we are more connected than ever, being “cyber smart” is of the utmost importance. Luckily, there are several steps that we can take (and have taken) to mitigate risks and stay one step ahead of the bad guys.

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October News from Information Security

I hope everyone is settled in and ready to take on the rest of the semester. I just want to take a few minutes of your time to welcome you to Cybersecurity Awareness Month (CAM) once again. This is the seventh year that Berry has participated in this international event aimed to remind everyone that cybersecurity is now an important part of our everyday life. Email, streaming services, phones, social media, Internet of Things devices, and even just Internet connectivity all require that we are informed, aware and responsive to the threats to our accounts, devices, and lives.

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September News from Information Security

It is now September and believe it or not, all of you students are already expected to have just fallen into a rhythm and be moving along with the flow of classes and work. If you are not at this point, don’t worry…fake it until you make it! You’ll eventually figure out the balance of the three “S” components of college life as a student – studies, socializing and sleep. For those who are not students, welcome back to the school year, the time when you get to continue doing everything you were already doing AND have students back in classes, LifeWorks positions, and all over campus. Keep smiling everyone, even behind your masks. Real smiles really do show in the eyes, too.

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