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Security & Donuts – Register Today!

October 9th, 2018

The University Security Office is providing a Security and Donuts Information Session at all 3 campuses in October.  You will learn the best ways to keep your information, your identity, and your computer safe from hackers and identity thieves.  Join us for a short and interactive information session, you won’t want to miss!  Coffee and […]


OUCH! September Edition – BEC/CEO Fraud

OUCH! September Edition – BEC/CEO Fraud

September 11th, 2018

Folks, We are excited to announce September’s edition of the OUCH! newsletter – BEC / CEO Fraud. Led by Guest Editor and FBI Special Agent Don Cavender, we explain what these types of targeted email attacks are, what makes them so dangerous and most importantly how to spot and stop them. Not only are cyber […]


OUCH! July Edition – Phone Call Attacks & Scams

OUCH! July Edition – Phone Call Attacks & Scams

July 5th, 2018

Folks, We are excited to announce July’s edition of the OUCH! newsletter – Phone Call Scams and Attacks. Led by Guest Editor and Social Engineering expert Jen Fox, we explain how phone call scams work, the easiest ways to detect them and how to respond if you do get attacked. In addition, we are adding […]


OUCH! June Edition – Stop That Malware

OUCH! June Edition – Stop That Malware

June 7th, 2018

Folks, We are excited to announce June’s edition of the OUCH! newsletter – Stop That Malware. Led by Guest Editor and Malware expert Lenny Zeltser, we explain what Malware is, provide examples of different types and most importantly the key steps to stopping it. Download and share OUCH! with family, friends and co-workers. Stop That […]


OUCH! May Edition – GDPR

OUCH! May Edition – GDPR

May 2nd, 2018

Folks,  We are excited to announce the May edition of OUCH! – GDPR. As many of you know, the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect this month, 25 May.  This is a huge deal and impacts people and organizations around the world. We also know there is a lot of confusion about it. That […]


OUCH! February Edition – Securing Your Mobile Devices

OUCH! February Edition – Securing Your Mobile Devices

February 7th, 2018

Overview Your mobile devices are an amazing and easy way to communicate with friends, shop or bank online, watch movies, play games, and perform a myriad of other activities. Since your devices are such an important part of your life, here are some simple steps to keep you and your devices safe and secure. Securing […]


FTC Releases Alert on Louisiana Flood Disaster Scams

August 25th, 2016

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released an alert on scams that cite the recent flood disaster in Louisiana. These charity scams take many forms, including emails containing links or attachments that direct users to phishing or malware-infected websites. Donation requests from fraudulent charitable organizations commonly appear after major natural disasters. US-CERT encourages users to […]


August Issue of OUCH! – Ransomware

August 3rd, 2016

The August issue of OUCH! has arrived. This month, led by Guest Editor Lenny Zeltser, we focus on Ransomware. Ransomware has exploded as one of the most common types of malware used by cyber criminals today. Awareness, and not technology, is one of the best defenses people have against Ransomware. As such, we ask you […]


Welcome to National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October 8th, 2015

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), conducted every October since 2004, this national public awareness campaign is intended to encourage everyone to protect their computers and our nation’s critical cyber infrastructure. Cyber security requires vigilance 365 days per year. However, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), and […]


December Edition of OUCH!: Anti-virus

December 4th, 2014

SANS has released their December edition of OUCH!, covering the functions and limitations of anti-virus. “We are excited to announce the December issue of OUCH! This month, led by Guest Editor Jake Williams, we explain what anti-virus is, how it works and its limitations.  Ultimately, our goal is for people to understand that while anti-virus helps […]