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  • SecureCat Courer May 2016 -- Special Issue!

    SecureCat Courier Special Issue
    Thursday, May 19, 2016
    Our May 2016 issue is published, with information on securing mobile devices, ransomware, and UAGuest. Read More
  • UAIS In The News

    Gil Salazar and Teresa Banks
    Monday, May 16, 2016
    Two members of the UA Information Security team have recently been featured in IT publications:   Gil Salazar was featured in EdTech Magazine and talked about UA’s strategies for keeping campus more secure (Every Step Matters: Zero-Day Attacks Require Thorough Security Strategy) Teresa Banks was featured in BetterCloud as part of a 3-part blog series on communication for IT professionals, and how to communicate IT concepts to non-technical audiences (How to Communicate IT Concepts to Non-IT Minded People: Part 1 – Getting Started)  Read More
  • SecureCat Courier April 2016 Issue

    SecureCat Courier April 2016:  Mobile Device Security
    Thursday, April 14, 2016
    Our monthly newsletter is back, and is all about mobile device security!  Be sure to read the latest issue, and check out our updated Mobile Device Security page.Read More
  • Leadership in the UA Information Security Office

    Derek Masseth and Gil Salazar
    Tuesday, April 12, 2016
    To: Campus CommunityFrom: Karen Williams, Interim Vice President for Information Technology | Chief Information OfficerRe: Interim Chief Information Security Officer and Deputy Chief Information Security OfficerColleagues,We have a strategic and mission critical position vacancy in the Information Security Office with Chris Schreiber’s departure.  The role of the Information Security Office is mandated by ABOR and necessary for the continued diligence and forward movement in the information security area for campus. Please be assured that a search committee of constituents from across campu...Read More
  • Responding to Phishing Could Lead to Tax Fraud

    Tax Fraud
    Wednesday, March 2, 2016
    Arizona's Auditor General has shared an alert with state officials regarding the link between phishing scams and tax fraud.  A recent alert from the Auditor General stated that "At least one Arizona school district has already received such a phishing email that looked like it came from the District’s Internal Auditor, but did not. The alert indicates that the phishers can “spoof” an email address, such as an administrator’s email to appear more credible when making the request." The full IRS alert can be accessed here.  For information on avoiding tax fraud, and what to do in case you have be...Read More

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