OIT Security Update: Working from Home Securely

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Our Spring 2020 edition of the OIT Quarterly Security Update is now available to the SMU community.

In this edition, we meet Dr. Stephen Sekula and find out how he is helping other faculty members navigate the new world of teaching online securely. We share some strategies for ensuring we all keep the University secure while working remotely. We offer some tips on how to prevent Zoom bombing. Plus, find out how cyber-criminals are looking to exploit public fears generated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Winter 2020 Security Report Now Available

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Our Winter 2020 edition of the OIT Security Report is now available to the SMU community.  In this edition, we discuss how to protect your children when they have their own mobile phone, how to secure your kids online including instructions for adjusting privacy settings, a little online etiquette, and Ms. Security returns to answer questions COPPA and TikTok.

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Fall 2019 OIT Security Update Now Available

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Did you know October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM)?

Our Fall 2019 edition of the OIT Security Report is now available to the SMU community and in this edition, we focus on travel and cybersecurity. Find out the ups and downs of staying in a personal vacation rental property, how to be smart about internet access while traveling, plus learn more about the TSA’S new driver’s license requirement, and staying cyber-safe internationally. Also, Ms. Security is back to answer your questions about some recent data breaches.

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Spring 2019 OIT Security Report Now Available

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Our Spring 2019 edition of the OIT Security Report is now available to the SMU community. In this edition, we discuss the campaign to onboard all matriculated students to use two-factor authentication (2FA), the amount of personal data left on mobile devices, how we avoid deceptive practices in our simulated phishing campaigns to campus, plus Ms. Security answers questions about malware and Facebook passwords.

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Winter 2019 Security Report Now Available

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Our Winter 2018 edition of the OIT Security Report is now available to the SMU community.  In this edition, we show how a new phishing scam is using supervisor’s email addresses to request gift cards, we cover a data breach that exposed the personal information of up to 383 million people, and Ms. Security returns to discuss how an app is being sued for misleading consumers about data collection.

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