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NCSAM Special Edition: Ransomware 101
What is ransomware? Let’s take a step back and define some key terms and important concepts for this special edition of NCSAM news.
Sneak Preview: Cybersecurity Awareness Month!
Here's a sneak peek at what you can expect in October from IT Services and the Information Security Office.
Latest phishing scam impersonates Geek Squad
We have received reports that a new scam email has been making the rounds, and the sender claims to be from the Best Buy Geek Squad.
Warning: Text scams posing as government agencies
The Information Security Office would like to send out a general word of warning about phone and text message scams as the semester gets underway.
Be Secure: Scam awareness on Twitter and at Miami
As we get closer to the start of the school year, online scams are ramping up. The Information Security Office would like to remind folks to stay vigilant when online.
Moving into a new phase: IAM Program in the spotlight
So far, our efforts have been mostly in the background – but we are getting ready to move into a new phase of the IAM Program!
New phishing scam: Google Chat edition
This new scam attempt is coming from, of all places, the Google Chat application.
From the desk of the Information Security Office: Turn off your Meeting Owl
Please turn off or unplug your Meeting Owls while you are not using them, and only use them if they are absolutely necessary for hybrid meetings.
Perfect weather and great participation define ShredFest 2022
ShredFest 2022 is now officially in the books. This year marked the 12th annual event, and we could not have asked for better weather over the two days.