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VUIT launches cybersecurity awareness campaign

Oct. 5, 2015—October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and Vanderbilt IT is launching a campaign to make the Vanderbilt community aware of various security issues and how to respond to each through a series of case studies.

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Protect yourself from phishing scams during tax season

Apr. 1, 2015—In light of the large number of phishing breaches across the nation this past year, Vanderbilt IT would like to raise awareness about phishing during tax season.

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Beware of phishing scams linked to College World Series

Jun. 26, 2014—Vanderbilt University Information Technology wants to remind the Vanderbilt community of the dangers of email phishing scams, which spike following major news events, such as the Commodores’ championship win in the College World Series. VUIT cautions all Vanderbilt faculty, students and staff to exercise additional caution and to stop and think before clicking on Web links,...

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Most Vanderbilt systems not impacted by ‘Heartbleed’

Apr. 14, 2014—The majority of Vanderbilt systems have not been affected by “Heartbleed,” the Internet security flaw discovered last week. VUIT is continuing to conduct a detailed assessment of Vanderbilt sites and systems and applying necessary fixes to impacted sites and services.

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VUIT assessing ‘Heartbleed’ security vulnerability

Apr. 9, 2014—On April 7, a major online security flaw known as "Heartbleed" was discovered. VUIT has determined that the majority of Vanderbilt systems are not affected by this flaw and is conducting a detailed assessment of those Vanderbilt sites and systems that might be affected now.

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Vanderbilt researchers take part in NSF cybersecurity grant

Sep. 4, 2013—M. Eric Johnson, Dean of Vanderbilt's Owen Graduate School of Management, has been named as a principal co-investigator on a new $10-million, five-year grant from the Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace program of the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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