To keep criminals out of our online accounts, we must secure them properly. What does that entail? Many things, but the U’s Information Security Office recommends starting with a strong password and multifactor authentication, updating to default account settings, and reviewing your social media posts for sensitive information.
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.