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  • Are Your Employees Cyber-Aware?

    Tuesday, January 26, 2016
    Did you know that all UA employees are required to complete security awareness training?  Here's the good news:  it's very easy to meet this requirement, and you will receive information that will not only keep you secure at work, but at home as well.  Request an account using our training request form. Read More
  • SecureCat Courier Fall 2015 is Available!

    Password Meme with Bill Neumann
    Monday, November 2, 2015
    The fall 2015 issue of the SecureCat Courier is available.  This issue is all about passwords, and provides great tips on assessing your password strength, and creating passwords that are easy to remember, but hard for the bad guys to guess.  Check it out!Read More
  • Where Should I Store My Data?

    Looking at data security
    Tuesday, October 27, 2015
      Unsure as to what kind of data you handle in your role at the University?  Consult our Data Classification and Handling Standard, as well as the Quick Reference Guide, for where this data can be stored.Read More
  • Malware Wears Costumes, Too

    Malware wears costumes, too
    Tuesday, October 27, 2015
      MS-ISAC Monthly Tips Newsletter October 2015 October is not only National Cyber Security Awareness Month; it's also the time to celebrate Halloween, a time of fun, candy, and costumes. Much like trick or treaters and other Halloween mischief makers, malware can use ‘costumes’ to disguise what it is and to trick you into installing it. These ‘costumes’ come in many forms, but if you know what to look for, you can avoid the tricks. Trojan Horses Trojan Horses are a type of malware that misrepresent themselves to look legitimate, much like the Trojan Horse the Greek army used to enter Troy. Tro...Read More
  • What Is A VPN?

    Locks and binary code
    Tuesday, October 20, 2015
    Sophos has a new blog series called "What is. . . . ".  The blog is designed to "turn technical jargon into plain English."  The first in the series is "What is a VPN?"  by Sophos' Paul Ducklin.  Enjoy the article!    Read More

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