Articles tagged with: Cyber Security Awareness Month

Using Password Managers to Stay Safe Online

Whether it is posting in social media, reading email, banking, or any number of other things, if you are online, you will be using a password to access your account. Some people are really good about using secure password practices but many of us remember passwords by writing them down on a Post-It Note, using [ Read More ]

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Tips for Staying Safe Online With Your Social Media Accounts

Tips for Staying Safe Online With Your Social Media Accounts Social media has made the world a more connected place, and in most cases, that’s a good thing. But social media has also created easy access to people’s and business’ information. And that can be a very bad thing when it comes to hackers and [ Read More ]

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Mobile Device Security When Traveling Abroad – Cyber Security Awareness Month 2018

This blog post is intended to provide a follow up to a previous post. You are encouraged to read the previous post because it, too, contains relevant information about this important topic. Travelers face an ever-increasing variety of cyber threats. Vulnerabilities, including unsecured devices and data and over-sharing information, can be minimized if we understand [ Read More ]

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State of Security – Cyber Security Awareness Month 2017

The State of Security 2017 October is the first full month of fall (and sometimes even feels like it), National Pizza Month, National Dental Hygiene Month (so brush your teeth after you finish your pizza) and National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. I would prefer to write about pizza, but since I work in IT, it think [ Read More ]

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Preventing Phishing – Cyber Security Awareness Month 2017

With the increase in fraudulent emails to Oklahoma State University employees over the past year, now is as good a time as any to develop best practices for keeping your devices malware free and your information secure. October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month and with the help of the Department of Homeland Security and [ Read More ]

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Recovery After A Data Breach – Cyber Security Awareness Month 2017

You have done everything you are supposed to: You don’t use the same password more than once, you don’t click on the fake links in your email or on websites, you use two-factor authentication when you log into websites[1] and you have credit monitoring on your accounts. Then you learn a company you rely on [ Read More ]

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