Cybersecurity Awareness Month Friday Update

Cybersecurity Awareness Month is in full swing. OIT has joined the annual campaign led by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCSA). The campaign emphasizes how the public and private sector can work together and to do our own individual part in building a secure online world. This year we are continuing to use the overarching theme of “Do Your Part, #BeCyberSmart.” Many cyber professionals are aware of the risks and issues in our increasingly virtual world. At SMU, we want your help to improve out cyber posture and use the knowledge you get at work to help others take a safe and aware approach to cybersecurity.

Each of us can get involved this October to help all of us be more safe and secure online. Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart by utilizing the following resources: Continue reading Cybersecurity Awareness Month Friday Update

Cybersecurity Awareness Month Continues: Week 2

Cybersecurity Awareness Month is off to a great start with an informative webinar this week from our Chief Security Officer, as well as a sneak peek into the new Duo two-factor authentication app coming to your mobile device in the next few weeks! Continue reading Cybersecurity Awareness Month Continues: Week 2

Improving Faculty-to-Student Communications with Feedback Box

Feedback Box logoTo help improve faculty-to-student communications, this term the new “Feedback Box” was made available in Canvas. The “Feedback Box” is a simple LTI plug-in that lets students send safe, anonymous feedback to professors anytime during the course. The students are able to message their faculty anonymously and confidentially to voice concerns about classroom issues dealing with culture, race, or sexual orientation and the faculty member can respond all while protecting the privacy of the student.   Continue reading Improving Faculty-to-Student Communications with Feedback Box

Welcome to Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Welcome to our first in a series for protecting yourself in honor of October being Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

DuoTo start us off, we are focusing on Duo Security. We have a quick tip to show you how to add a new device to your Duo two-factor authentication service, information about changes to authentication methods, and a sneak peek at the next version of Duo Mobile. Continue reading Welcome to Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Join Us for “Hacking Your Brain for Better Cybersecurity!”

One attendee will receive a copy of 'Well Aware.' To kick off October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we invite you to join SMU’s Chief Security Officer, George Finney, as he hosts our webinar Hacking Your Brain for Better Cybersecurity on October 6, 2021, at 9 a.m. George will also be giving away a copy of his book, Well Aware, to one random lucky attendee! Continue reading Join Us for “Hacking Your Brain for Better Cybersecurity!”