A lot of our personal information is transmitted and stored online, from our email address and phone number to our Social Security number and financial data. Criminals work constantly to steal that data, but we can protect ourselves by practicing good cybersecurity, including these seven simple steps.
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.