Featured Security Topics

Wentworth Information Security Plan

Are you familiar with the Wentworth Information Security Plan, or WISP, document? // read more

Staying safe on the go: Security tips for business travel

With the beginning of the 2013 "Conference season" upon us, now is a great time to review items to keep your data and devices safe while traveling. // read more

How to protect yourself from "Spear Phishing" or targeted attacks

Protecting yourself from attacks that appear to be legitimate or entice you with organizational specific information is a difficult new challenge. Spear phishing involves targeted attacks where the sender knows the organization (work, bank, etc.) that you are affiliated with and designs an attack strategy around that. For example an email about pay raises for faculty from the "HR Department" would be a likely education scenario. // read more

Software Vendor Resource Sites

Many computer software vendors have websites dedicated to supporting their customers and explaining what to do if you find a security issue in their software. The Microsoft Safety & Security Center and Apple Product Security are two examples of these types of sites.

Data Loss Prevention

Learn about Identity Finder, a tool to help you find and remove unnecessary Personally Identifiable Information from your computer.

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