• Comprehensive Identity Theft Website

    Identity theft
    Friday, May 15, 2015
    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released a new identity theft resource that assists identity theft victims through the process of regaining control of their personal information and lives.  The site,, contains a series of checklists that cover the following topics: What To Do Right Away What To Do Next Other Steps Know Your Rights Sample Letters Warning signs of identity theft What to do if your info is lost or stolen Bookmark this resource so that you have it available whenever you have questions or concerns about protecting your identity.    Read More
  • NetID+ and UA VPN Assistance

    Thursday, May 14, 2015
    The NetID+ enrollment requirement for use with the UA VPN became effective on April 30, 2015.  Since then, UA Information Security, the 24/7 IT Support Center and local IT staff have been fielding calls and helping customers.  As questions arise, we are improving our content to assist the campus community in any way we can. New comprehensive webpages are now complete to assist users in walking through connecting, based on the device platform (Windows, Mac, or Linux) and second factor authentication device type (e.g., smartphone, tablet, Yubikey).  Following are links to help you with NetID+ an...Read More
  • Hot Off the Presses! SecureCat Courier Summer 2015

    SecureCat Courier Summer 2015
    Friday, May 8, 2015
    Check out our special issue of the SecureCat Courier!  The issue is full of travel security tips and resources, whether you’re traveling for pleasure or business.Read More
  • Data Classification and Handling Standard (IS-2321)

    Data classification word cloud
    Thursday, May 7, 2015
    UA Information Security has updated the University’s Data Classification and Handling Standard (IS-2321) in order to provide more prescriptive guidance for the classification and handling of University information assets.  The new standard clearly defines four categories of data: Regulated:  Data controlled by federal, state, local and/or industry regulations. These data are affected data breach notification laws and contractual provisions in government research grants, which impose legal and technical restrictions on the appropriate use of institutional information. Confidential:  Data protec...Read More
  • VPN Will Require NetID+ by April 30

    UA NetID+ Logo Lockup
    Wednesday, March 18, 2015
    A new Lo Que Pasa guest column outlines why signing up for NetID+ is a good decision, and why it will be required in order to access the Campus Virtual Private Network (VPN).  Click here to read the full article. UA Information Security has a one-stop shop for NetID+.    Spotlight ArchivesRead More