Thursday, May 19, 2016
Our May 2016 issue is published, with information on securing mobile devices, ransomware, and UAGuest. Read More
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)
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
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
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