Information Security News Archive
May 15, 2018 —
Cybercriminals use phishing emails to manipulate people into doing what they want, including providing personal information such as banking or identification records. Because of this element of manipulating human emotions, phishing is considered a kind of social engineering.
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.
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.
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
November 16, 2016 —
Phishing simulations show a 50 per cent reduction in click-through rates
October 24, 2016 —
Protect yourself and the university against phishing attacks
October 17, 2016 —
October is Cyber Security Month
October 11, 2016 —
Information security starts with you!
October 4, 2016 —
Things to watch for
September 26, 2016 —
This year, the U of M will recognize the month with initiatives and communications that engage and educate users.