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  • Security Awareness Day 2014

    Security Awareness Day 2014
    Wednesday, October 15, 2014
    Last Friday's Tent on the Mall was a great success, and we thank all who came out to check out our new THINK! Campaign.  Please check our our photo album on our Facebook page.     Spotlight Archives  Read More
  • CIO Insights on Cybersecurity -- Free webinar

    Thursday, October 9, 2014
    In recognition of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Educause is hosting a free webinar featuring UA's Michele Norin, along with CIOs from the University of Maryland-Baltimore and the University of Oregon. For more information, please visit our events page.Read More
  • Critical Bourne Again SHell (BASH) Vulnerability

    Thursday, September 25, 2014
    TLP: WHITECIS CYBER SECURITY ADVISORY    CIS ADVISORY NUMBER: 2014-080 DATE(S) ISSUED: 09/24/2014 SUBJECT: Critical Bourne Again SHell (BASH) Vulnerability Allows for Remote Code Execution   OVERVIEW:A recent vulnerability has been discovered affecting the Bourne Again SHell (BASH). BASH is the default command-line shell processor that is often run in a text window on Linux and UNIX systems. BASH allows users to type commands that cause actions. In addition, BASH has the ability to read commands from a scripted file. Based on the wide use of Linux and UNIX systems, it can be assumed that most...Read More
  • THINK! Security Awareness 2014-15

    THINK
    Wednesday, September 3, 2014
    UA Information Security is rolling out a new student security awareness campaign that we have entitled "THINK!". Our goal is to help our student community understand the risks that come with using the Internet, and the importance of practicing safe online behavior so you may protect yourself and your information from online threats. Visit the THINK! Campaign page for more information. We thank our campaign partners, the UA Office of the Chief Information Officer and the IT Student Advisory Board (ITSAB).    Spotlight ArchivesRead More
  • Securing Your Accounts -- Password Security

    Password Security
    Friday, August 29, 2014
    The first and last line of defense for your sensitive information depends on how you create and protect passwords.  Take a few minutes to learn more about creating easy to remember (and hard to guess) passwords/passphrases. Visit our new Password Security page.  Also, consider going global with Global NetID+.    Spotlight ArchivesRead More

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