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Archive for March, 2021

Spring 2021 Information Security Newsletter

March 29th, 2021

Here is the latest from the University Information Security Office.  

OUCH! Newsletter: Identity Theft

March 15th, 2021

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

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

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 […]