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  • 2021 May UISO Newsletter

    May 14th, 2021

    by Aleksandra Stosovic

    6 Zoom Tips to Make Your Meetings More Secure Send out Meeting Invites One good practice to implement is to send attendees meeting invites. You can do this through Microsoft Outlook. This will give you more control over who can attend your meeting or webinar. In Microsoft Outlook, attendees can RSVP so you’ll have a […]


    OUCH! Newsletter: Vishing — Phone Call Attacks and Scams

    May 13th, 2021

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    Overview When you think of a cyber criminal you probably think of an evil mastermind sitting behind a computer, launching sophisticated attacks over the internet. While some of today’s cyber criminals do use advanced technologies, many simply use the phone to trick their victims. There are two big advantages to using a phone: Unlike other […]


    Phishing Scam – “Process Has Begun By Our Administrator To Upgrade Your Account” – April 14, 2021

    April 22nd, 2021

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    Below is the most recent phishing email and website we have seen. Similar to past emails, this scam attempts to trick users into entering personal account information (e.g. username/password). Users should not click any links in this email and should delete it right away. As a reminder, Loyola will never ask for your password or […]


    OUCH! Newsletter: Privacy – Protecting Your Digital Footprint

    April 7th, 2021

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    What is Privacy?  There are many different definitions of “privacy.” We are going to focus on personal privacy, protecting the information about you that others collect. In today’s digital world, you would be astounded at all the different entities that not only collect information about you, but who then legally share or sell that information. […]


    Spring 2021 Information Security Newsletter

    March 29th, 2021

    by Jim Pardonek

    Here is the latest from the University Information Security Office. http://blogs.luc.edu/uiso/files/2021/03/2021-Spring-UISO_Newsletter.pdf  


    OUCH! Newsletter: Identity Theft

    March 15th, 2021

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    What is Identity Theft? Identity theft happens when a criminal steals information about you and uses that information to commit fraud, such as requesting unemployment benefits, tax refunds, or a new loan or credit card in your name. If you don’t take precautions, you may end up paying for products or services that you didn’t buy and dealing […]


    2021 Q1 HIPAA Newsletter

    March 10th, 2021

    by Aleksandra Stosovic

    What is HIPAA? The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) is a federal law that required the creation of national standards to protect sensitive patient health information from being disclosed without the patient’s consent or knowledge. The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued the HIPAA Privacy Rule to implement […]


    Phishing Scam – “Accounting Team sent you some files” – March 3, 2021

    March 4th, 2021

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    Below is the most recent phishing email and website we have seen. Similar to past emails, this scam attempts to trick users into entering personal account information (e.g. username/password). Users should not click any links in this email and should delete it right away. As a reminder, Loyola will never ask for your password or […]


    Past Newsletters

    February 23rd, 2021

    by Aleksandra Stosovic

    Date Published Topic Link May 2021 6 Zoom Tips to Make Your Meetings More Secure 2021 May UISO_Newsletter October 2020 Identity Theft, Working from Home, and Cyber Security Awareness Month UISO_Newsletter_102020 August 2020 Multi-Factor Authentication, Coronavirus Phishing, and LastPass UISO_Newsletter_082020 May 2020 Securing Your Home Workstation, Coronavirus Phishing Emails, and LastPass UISO_Newsletter_052020 February 2020 LastPass […]


    Phishing Scam – “Covid Vaccine” – Feb 19, 2021

    February 22nd, 2021

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    Below is the most recent phishing email and website we have seen. Similar to past emails, this scam attempts to trick users into entering personal account information (e.g. username/password). Users should not click any links in this email and should delete it right away. As a reminder, Loyola will never ask for your password or […]