Phishing is one way criminals use social engineering to trick you into sharing private and confidential information, such as a bank account number or login credentials. You can avoid phishing by learning to recognize some key indicators, including unknown senders, suspicious links, and spelling and grammar errors.
Learn more: Cybersecurity Awareness Month
This October, please consider taking a few moments to visit the Information Security Office’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month website and to check up on your digital hygiene. Topics include:
- How to stay cybersecure in a few simple steps
- How to secure your online accounts
- How to secure your devices via software and system updates
- How to recognize, avoid, and report phishing
We’ll also be sharing tips and resources throughout the month on Twitter. Follow @uofu_iso, as well as #BeCyberSmart and #BeIdentitySmart, to join the conversation.