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VUIT: Protect yourself from cybercriminals

Oct. 11, 2018—October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and Vanderbilt IT has launched its annual campaign to make the Vanderbilt community aware of various security issues and how to respond to each through a series of blog posts.

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Vanderbilt IT launches cybersecurity awareness campaign

Oct. 8, 2018—October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and Vanderbilt IT has launched its annual campaign to make the Vanderbilt community aware of various security issues and how to respond to each through a series of blog posts.

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VUIT offers tips on using Microsoft’s EOP to quarantine spam

Sep. 16, 2018—To protect Vanderbilt’s email systems, all incoming emails are processed through Microsoft’s Exchange Online Protection (EOP) engine. This service includes a quarantine that captures emails that Microsoft determines to be spam and holds the suspected spam for 15 days before purging.

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Vanderbilt’s Sarah Igo places today’s privacy concerns in historical context

Apr. 26, 2018—Sarah Igo, associate professor of history and author of “The Known Citizen: A History of Privacy in Modern America,” explores the roots of modern privacy issues in America.

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SEC Academic Conference to focus on cyber security

Feb. 28, 2018—The 2018 SEC Academic Conference, scheduled for April 8-10 at Auburn University, will focus on cyber security and includes a keynote address by Adm. Michael S. Rogers, United States Navy; commander, United States Cyber Command; director, National Security Agency; and chief, Central Security Service.

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Protect yourself from malware by changing your computer habits

Oct. 25, 2017—October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and Vanderbilt IT has launched its annual campaign to make the university community aware of various security issues and how to respond.

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Patch your Windows system to protect from Wi-Fi vulnerability; use wired connection for other operating systems

Oct. 19, 2017—A vulnerability was identified Monday in all wireless internet connections. All VMDP-managed and DTS-managed Windows devices were patched this week and are no longer vulnerable to this attack.

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Protect yourself from identity theft by using multifactor authentication

Oct. 19, 2017—October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and Vanderbilt IT has launched its annual campaign to make the Vanderbilt community aware of various security issues and how to respond to each.

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Vanderbilt IT launches cybersecurity awareness campaign

Oct. 11, 2017—October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and Vanderbilt IT is launching its annual campaign to make the university community aware of various security issues in a series of blog posts.

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Equifax announces safeguards in wake of data breach

Sep. 14, 2017—On Sept. 7, Equifax announced that it had suffered a cybersecurity data breach. The company is allowing all U.S. consumers to sign up for one year of free credit monitoring.

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Vanderbilt IT speaks to University Staff Advisory Council about how to protect against phishing attacks

Aug. 9, 2017—Masood Sidiqyar, VUIT’s director of security operations, spoke to members of the University Staff Advisory Council Aug. 8 about how to spot a malicious email.

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New application will enhance protection against email phishing attacks

Aug. 2, 2017—VUIT will launch a new security program Monday, Aug. 28, to provide more protection to Vanderbilt email users from external phishing attacks.

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