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Bye bye Iridium, hello signUM

May 23, 2017 — 
Congratulations to Kali Braun, winner of the “Name that app” contest organized by IST in January to find a name for the system that will replace Iridium.

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National Fraud Awareness Month – Phishing Education

April 28, 2017 — 
At the end of March, as part of National Fraud Awareness Month, Security Services, sent all employees a simulated phishing email that imitated a real attack.

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Spring Cleaning? Upgrading? … Read these Data Security tips for disposing of your Electronic Devices and Media…

April 13, 2017 — 
Special attention is required when you are preparing to dispose of electronic devices and media. Protecting the confidentiality of data that is stored on these devices is an important consideration.

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Reminder – protecting our university community against ransomware attacks

March 17, 2017 — 
Ransomware is a type of malicious software designed to block access to a computer system until a sum of money is paid

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Name that app

January 11, 2017 — 
IST wants your ideas to name a new app! $100 Starbucks gift card to the winner! Contest closes Jan. 20.

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month education a success

November 16, 2016 — 
Phishing simulations show a 50 per cent reduction in click-through rates

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Protect yourself and the university against phishing attacks

October 24, 2016 — 
Protect yourself and the university against phishing attacks

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Protecting sensitive data

October 17, 2016 — 
October is Cyber Security Month

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IST Security alert - read more

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Beware of malicious attachments

October 11, 2016 — 
Information security starts with you!

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Phishing attacks: Identifying malicious links in your email

October 4, 2016 — 
Things to watch for

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