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HIPAA Newsletter Q3 FY2023

May 5th, 2023

Please see the link below for the 2023 Q2 HIPAA Newsletter.

UISO Newsletter – May 2023

May 5th, 2023

Please see the link below for the 2023 May UISO Newsletter.

Announcement to Loyola Community Regarding the AudienceView Breach

February 28th, 2023

February 28, 2023 Dear Loyola community,   AudienceView Ticketing Corporation (AVTC) is an outside, third-party vendor, which, through its AudienceView Campus platform, provides online ticket sales services for events sponsored by Loyola University Chicago’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts (DFPA). Late last week, AVTC advised Loyola that AVTC’s Campus Platform had been impacted by […]

Apple discloses security vulnerabilities in iPhones, iPads, Macs allowing ‘full admin access’ to devices

August 19th, 2022

 Apple released an emergency security update Thursday, disclosing that there were vulnerabilities for certain iPhone, iPad and Mac products. These vulnerabilities were disclosed in a software update, which the company said should safeguard the products. The first issue involved the potential for an application to execute arbitrary code with “kernel privileges,” which refers to a […]

Happy Holidays from Phinn

December 10th, 2021

Phinn is finishing up some online Christmas shopping and wants to share some tips to keep you cyber safe.  By following a few tips from Phinn’s latest video you’ll find ways to prevent your personal information from being stolen.  Phinn and the entire University Information Security Office team would like to wish all of you […]

OUCH! Newsletter – Top Cybersecurity Tips For Vacations

December 1st, 2021

Overview As the holiday season approaches, millions of people will be traveling. If you are among the many, here are some tips to help keep you cyber savvy and safe. Mobile Devices Bring as few devices as you can. The fewer devices you bring while traveling, the fewer devices that can be lost or stolen. […]

Here’s the Latest from our Cyber Security Awareness Mascot Phinn

November 22nd, 2021

To close out Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we asked all Ramblers to remember that we have a shared responsibility in keeping our community safe and secure online. More than ever before, we are spending significantly more time on our connected devices, whether it be at home or on campus. As our online presence grows, so do […]

Microsoft warns of a Windows zero-day security hole that is being actively exploited

September 10th, 2021

In a security advisory, Microsoft has warned that malicious hackers are exploiting an unpatched vulnerability in Windows to launch targeted attacks against organizations. According to Microsoft, attacks exploiting the vulnerability have targeted companies via boobytrapped Microsoft Office documents. In short, a typical timeline of infection might go something like this: One of your users downloads […]

OUCH! Newsletter – Securing Your Mobile Devices

July 12th, 2021

Overview 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 these devices are such an important part of your life, it is essential to keep you and your devices safe and secure. Securing Your Devices It […]

OUCH! Newsletter – Securely Using Mobile Apps

June 10th, 2021

Overview Mobile devices, such as tablets, smartphones, and smartwatches, have become one of the primary technologies we use in both our personal and professional lives. What makes these devices so powerful are the thousands of apps we can choose from. These apps enable us to be more productive, communicate and share with others, train and […]