New Security Awareness Training Coming to Campus

Cybersecurity Wellness ProgramJust in time for Cybersecurity Awareness Month, SMU is changing how we do cybersecurity awareness training. Last year, we launched a unique program focused on cybersecurity habits. Participants opting-in learned how to master cybersecurity habits and built a custom-tailored plan to make security feel easy. The responses from individuals completing the course were overwhelmingly positive.

Based on the award-winning book Well Aware: Master the Nine Cybersecurity Habits to Protect Your Future, the Cybersecurity Wellness Program focuses on Continue reading New Security Awareness Training Coming to Campus

Announcing “The Biggest Phisher” Phishing Contest

This October, prepare for the challenge of a lifetime. You’ve never witnessed a security awareness month like this!

The Biggest PhisherThis year for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), the Office of Information Technology is encouraging everyone to think more critically when reviewing emails by putting themselves in the villain’s shoes and create their own phishing email as for the “The Biggest Phisher” Phishing Contest. You will find out what makes a good phishing email, which in turn, will help you to spot the real ones when they hit your inbox. Continue reading Announcing “The Biggest Phisher” Phishing Contest