Tag Archive: Cybersecurity

STOP. THINK. CONNECT.™ Partnership for Systemwide Information Security Awareness

A Superhero asks users to stop, think, connect

By Julie Goldstein.  UC recently signed a new systemwide partnership agreement with STOP. THINK. CONNECT.™ , which describes itself as a “global online safety awareness campaign to help all digital citizens stay safer and more secure online.”

By becoming…
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Information Security Awareness Video: “I’m Mike!”

Picture of Identity Thief with "Mike's" girlfriend

The Higher Education Information Security Council (HEISC), along with EDUCAUSE and Internet2, held its annual Information Security Awareness Video & Poster Contest, an event that allows college students to win prizes, gain experience, and earn recognition by creating a PSA…
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October – It’s about National Cyber Security Awareness!

By Julie Goldstein.  2017 marks the fourteenth year of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). The goal of NCSAM – celebrated every October – is to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and give all Americans the resources they…
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Helping Scientists Understand Research Cyber Risks

By Sean Peisert, Karen Stocks, and Von Welch.  Cyber attacks don’t just hit big corporations or governments or hospitals. Anything connected to networks is vulnerable, and that includes research and open science.

In general, scientists who use computers and other…
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