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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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Why you should be in a class-action lawsuit against Equifax: Expert gives pros and cons

Sep. 21, 2017—The recent Equifax cyber-attack is leading to lots of class action lawsuits. Vanderbilt Law professor and class action expert Brian Fitzpatrick explains the pros and cons.

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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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Protect yourself from identity theft

Oct. 20, 2016—October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and Vanderbilt IT has launched its second-annual campaign to make the Vanderbilt community aware of various security issues.

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Protect yourself from identity theft and fraud

Jan. 21, 2016—Vanderbilt IT recommends that you take the following precautions to avoid becoming victims of spear phishing campaigns.

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‘Spear phishers’ proving hard to neutralize

Jan. 28, 2014—It may take repeated and varied exposure to anti-spear phishing messages before employees get the message, according to research.

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