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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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June News from Information Security

With the arrival of June, summer is in full swing. Welcome to the time when everyone else thinks we as a college community have it easy, when we all know that is NEVER the case. Summer is always busy, busy, busy on all fronts, but I’m preaching to the choir here. Between projects, recruitment, alumni events, and yes, even classes, everyone has their hands full, which makes us all prime targets of phishers and scammers.

“You say that every month!”, you say. Yes, I do, but I usually give a new or recycled reason for why we are prime targets.

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May News from Information Security

May has arrived and if you are like me you are gearing up for summer while trying to finish up the semester. This frantic time of finals, final papers, showcases, productions, graduation, and all other manner of “showing your work”…

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April News from Information Security

Welcome to April and all that it means to this community! April is the month before the end of the semester in May. April means it is getting warmer and it’s time, if you haven’t already, to cycle in a…

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February News from Information Security

Welcome to February, the month of Valentine’s Day, Black History Month, World Cancer Day, Abraham Lincoln’s birthday, World Day of Social Justice, and many other international, regional, and country-specific days of remembrance and celebration. This year it is also the…

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CAM Week 2 – MFA and Securing Devices

Multi-Factor Authentication and Securing Devices at Home and Work (or School) This week, as we did last week, we are covering two cybersecurity awareness topics. We’ll discuss securing devices at home and at work (or school) and we will cover…

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CAM Week1 – Passwords, Password Managers, and Protecting Connected Devices

Passwords and Password Managers & If You Connect It, Protect It Welcome to the first week of Cybersecurity Awareness Month! Each week we will discuss two primary topics. One of those topics will be the CAM 2020 “official” weekly topic…

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