Security Awareness

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Information Security Awareness: Encrypt Your Critical Data

Data Handling Procedures RED and ORANGE data should not be stored in some places like on personally owned devices and flash drives and… must be encrypted in other places, like on WCU-owned PCs, OneDrive and Mercury and… RED data should not be transmitted via Email, but ORANGE data can be sent in an encrypted Email.  […]

Information Security Awareness: Don’t Get Hooked

Phishing attacks pose a major risk to any organization and continue to target people at WCU. Since these threats won’t go away any time soon, it is important to provide education about the warning signs of phishing, the potential risks of falling prey to an attack, and how we can protect ourselves from getting hooked. […]

Information Security Awareness: Securing Mobile Devices

  With mobile devices the power of a computer is now at our fingertips, allowing us to bank, shop, view medical history, attend to work remotely, and communicate virtually anywhere. With all these convenient features come added risks, but here are some tips to protect your devices and your personal information. ​ Password-protect your devices. Give […]

Information Security Awareness Training: Guard Your Privacy Online

Use long and complex passwords or passphrases. These are often the first line of defense in protecting an online account. The length and complexity of your passwords can provide an extra level of protection for your personal information. What is the Password Policy detailed in the IT Division Policies and Standards? Go stealth when browsing. […]