Cybersecurity & You: A Conversation with Director Sheehan

Posted on: October 29, 2021 | By: Grant Looper | Filed under: Info Security, Online Safety Tips

If you’ve been following us on social media, you likely already know – October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. And who better to learn from about the topic than Mr. Phishead himself – Information Security Director Gary Sheehan?

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All Students: Virtual MFA/Duo Security Enrollment Help Sessions

Posted on: March 9, 2021 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Tech Tips, Data & Identity, Events & Training, Info Security, News
Attention Students: MFA Enrollment Help Sessions Set for March & April, Learn More Attention Students: MFA Enrollment Help Sessions Set for March & April, Learn More

All Elon undergraduate, graduate and law students must complete MANDATORY ENROLLMENT for multi-factor authentication (MFA) using Duo Security and deadlines are fast-approaching. Register for a help session today!

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15-Minute Multi-Factor Authentication Training and Enrollment Sessions

Posted on: November 18, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Events & Training, Info Security, News, Passwords
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Director of Information Security Gary Sheehan will host a series of 15-minute training sessions to help faculty and staff with mandatory multi-factor authentication enrollment, ahead of the Dec. 31 deadline.

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CSAM: The Future of Connected Devices

Posted on: October 30, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Devices, Info Security, NCSAM
Don't get tricked this October! Treat yourself with Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Staysafeonline.org/cybersecurity-awareness-month Don't get tricked this October! Treat yourself with Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Staysafeonline.org/cybersecurity-awareness-month

In the final week Cybersecurity Awareness Month (CSAM), check out this video about how technological innovations, such as faster data transmission and more, might impact online experiences for consumers and business.

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If You Connect It, Protect It

Posted on: October 9, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Devices, Info Security, NCSAM
If you connect it, protect it. Keep software on all your connected devices up to date. Cybersecurity Awareness Month logo. Staysafeonline.org/cybersecurity-awareness-month If you connect it, protect it. Keep software on all your connected devices up to date. Cybersecurity Awareness Month logo. Staysafeonline.org/cybersecurity-awareness-month

Internet-connected devices are among everyday norms for most people, and in recent years, the use of smart home devices has skyrocketed. Learn more about these devices and the importance of securing them.

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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Posted on: October 1, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Events & Training, Info Security, NCSAM, News
Cybersecurity Awareness Month, learn how you can get involved at www.staysafeonline.org/cybersecurity-awareness-month Cybersecurity Awareness Month, learn how you can get involved at www.staysafeonline.org/cybersecurity-awareness-month

Today, the Office of Information Security is kicking off the 17th annual event under the theme, Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart, which emphasizes the role everyone plays in protecting their online lives.

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It’s Data Privacy Day

Posted on: January 28, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Data & Identity, Info Security, Online Safety Tips
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Observed annually on Jan. 28, Data Privacy Day is an international effort to create awareness about the importance of respecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust. This year, Elon University is recognized as a #PrivacyAware Champion, dedicated to empowering students, faculty and staff to better manage privacy and protect both personal and university data.

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12 Scams of the Holiday Season: Secure Your Mobile Devices

Posted on: December 18, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Tech Tips, Devices, Info Security, Online Safety Tips
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Mobile devices are great for bringing a wealth of information to our fingertips while on the go. But with the increased functionality of these tools and the convenience that they offer, our personal information is more vulnerable to a number of cyber security threats. See tips to help you safeguard your devices and details about the steps you should take if your mobile device is lost or stolen.

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12 Scams of the Holiday Season: Safeguard, Manage Online Passwords

Posted on: December 16, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Tech Tips, Data & Identity, Info Security, Passwords

Keeping passwords secure should always be top of mind when accessing online accounts, but with a heightened number of scams during the holiday season, it’s a great time to review best practices for safeguarding and managing key account credentials. As a part of our 12 Scams of the Holiday Season series, we’re offering you tips to help keep you safe online.

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12 Scams of the Holiday Season: Protect Yourself Against the Dangers of Public Wi-Fi Networks

Posted on: December 13, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Data & Identity, Devices, Info Security, Online Safety Tips

It’s the holiday season, but also a prime time for online scammers. According to the FBI, a half-billion dollars in losses from scams were reported last years to its Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3). Whether you’re doing some last minute shopping, searching for opportunities to give back to your community or planning holiday travel, over the next 12 days, we’ll update you on some of the latest cyber security threats and share tips to help keep you safe online as you look to make the most of the holiday season.

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