By Jeané Blunt. Scammers have been preying on public fears surrounding COVID-19 by launching phishing attacks disguised as helpful information or the latest tips. Some campuses, like UC Merced, have reported a spike in coronavirus related phishing attempts.
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By Kent Wada. In case you missed it, the people of the State of California have voted to include privacy as an inalienable right. Go look for yourself: it’s right there in Article 1, Section 1 of the California Constitution:1
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By Bill Buchanan. Meet Floppy and Cow, a couple of characters at UC Davis. One has an uncanny ability to misuse technology, sometimes in spectacular fashion. The other understands how tech works.
Together, they debuted this past fall in
Save the date for the ninth biannual UC Cyber Security Summit, which will be held at UC Berkeley on April 15, 2020.
The summit is UC’s semiannual meeting that brings together people from across the university to discuss and…
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Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Description: Colleges and universities house significant amounts of sensitive and valuable data in their IT systems, and often have insufficient defenses in place, making them prime targets for cybercriminals….
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CENIC is now accepting presentation proposals for its annual conference, The Right Connection: CENIC 2020. Proposals are due December 2, 2019.
Session presentations should highlight innovative uses of CENIC’s CalRen to support California research and education communities. Presenters…
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By David Rusting. As I reflect on UC’s journey managing cyber-risk, particularly over the past four years, I’m proud of our collective accomplishments. Two weeks ago, I was able to share UC’s approach, experiences, and lessons’ learned with higher education…
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By Holly Ober. Fatemah Alharbi breaks things in order to learn how to fix them. Not just any old things. Computer operating systems, to be exact, and she conducted research that earned public gratitude from Apple.
If she doesn’t look…
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By Douglas Bonilla.
What Does Cybersecurity Mean to You?
That’s the question UC San Diego’s Office of Information Assurance is asking the campus community. This outreach campaign is known as Cybersecurity in Six Words, and was inspired by
By Jeané Blunt. National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) was created by the Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance to help everyone stay safe online. Now in its 16th year, NCSAM has grown exponentially and…
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