Tag: Data

May News from Information Security

Wait? It’s May already? Where did April go? It passed by as we were stuck at home and no, you didn’t miss the the April newsletter, as it was lost in the work-from-home shuffle. There’s a hint of a light…

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Data Privacy Day – Krannert Table

Come by the Information Security table in Krannert between 11:30 and 1:00 PM for information about protecting your privacy, the chance to ask questions and get answers face to face, and to pick up some delicious edible items.

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January News from Information Security

Welcome to this special “mid-January” monthly edition of news from Information Security! With the students not returning to class until the 13th of the month, this edition was delayed to roughly coincide with their arrival. Also delayed are the security…

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Data Breach Notification: Data Enrichment Exposure

In October, a large database was left unsecured and exposed to the Internet. This database contained “enriched” data profiles, which means that someone had taken some basic information about a person, like an email address or social media profile, and…

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November News from Information Security

The days keep marching on! It’s November already and holidays and finals are growing ever closer. Fall weather is finally here, just in time for winter to blow in. I want to thank everyone who came by the table in…

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NCSAM Week 3 – Identifying Sensitive Data, Spotting Phishing Emails, Cleaning Your Digital House

Welcome to week 3 of National Cyber Security Awareness Month! We’re already more than halfway through October. Halloween approaches! I know most of you students will not read this until Wednesday at the earliest. Who wants to spend Fall Break…

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