Security Awareness

02/08/2018
Two-Factor and your tax forms
two-factor-authentication-thumb.jpgAnother year has come and gone, and believe it or not, it is tax season once again. That means it may be time for a refresher course on Two-Factor Authentication.
01/26/2018
Save the Date: ShredFest 2018
shredded-paper-thumb.pngShredFest dates are set for May and it is your opportunity to bring confidential office and personal documents for secure, on-site shredding.
01/11/2018
Security update: What you need to know about Meltdown and Spectre
meltdown-spectre-thumb.jpgMeltdown and Spectre are Intel chip vulnerabilities that researchers have been quietly studying for some time.
11/16/2017
Shopping online the safe and secure way
laptop-thumb.jpegWith the start of the holiday shopping season nearly upon us, how can you be sure that your personal information will be safe if you choose to shop online?
11/08/2017
The ins and outs of backing up your data
data-180x100.jpgBacking up information and files is one of the most important things a person should do to maintain information security.
10/23/2017
What you need to know about the 'KRACK' vulnerability
wi-fi-logo-180.pngVulnerability on Wi-Fi just got a bit more interesting. Here's the scoop.
10/12/2017
Steps to help secure your online presence
ncsam-thumb.pngOctober is Cyber Security Awareness Month. To celebrate, we are providing four simple ways for you to better secure your online footprint.
10/05/2017
Details about mandatory laptop encryption
encryption-thumb-red.jpgFull-disk encryption (FDE) will be rolled out over the next few weeks by Miami University IT Services. By installing FDE, we are ensuring that no confidential data can be accessed if an employeeÂ’s Miami-issued laptop is lost or stolen.
10/04/2017
Full disk encryption coming to University laptops
laptop-security-thumb.jpgOver the next few weeks, Miami University IT Services will be rolling out full disk encryption (FDE). Here are a few frequently asked questions about this new requirement, and how it will impact users.