Happy summer! The beginning of the hotter months heralds the arrival of new activities to the Cybersecurity for You (C4U) awareness platform, and with them, a renewed opportunity to improve cybersecurity skills and earn points towards digital rewards.
Reg Jackson, Digital Security and Trust | May 4, 2022
World Password Day was created by Intel in 2013 to raise awareness about the role strong passwords play in securing our digital lives.
Here at Ohio State, your password confirms your identity for the systems you can use and what data you access. However, if you participate in commerce on the internet, chances are you have plenty of passwords that can get tricky to manage.
Holly Drake, Digital Security and Trust | May 4, 2022
The Ohio State University’s Digital Security and Trust team recognizes Jordan Klapper for being a phenomenal security and trust partner. As part of this recognition, Jordan is being presented with a Cybersecurity Champion Coin. Read more to learn about Justin's contributions to the university's cybersecurity and data privacy efforts.
Reg Jackson, Digital Security and Trust | April 7, 2022
April 12 is Identity Management Day! Here at Ohio State, your identity is your passport to all places and things: what buildings you access, what systems you can use, to what bank account your pay is deposited. Your name.#@...
Reg Jackson, Digital Security and Trust | March 24, 2022
It’s tax filing season! Every year, it seems like new and innovative ways of siphoning off your tax refund or even your identity are being invented. In 2021, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) reported a 91% increase in identity theft and tax refund fraud. What do some of these scams look like and how can you protect yourself from them?
Matthew Williams, Digital Security and Trust | March 10, 2022
For improved security related to emails received from senders outside of the university, the Office of Technology and Digital Innovation is enabling two new email security features on Monday, March 14 . Emails received from senders outside of the universiry will display an email warning banner--a visual indicator added to the top of email messages that provides additional context to the origination or safety of the sender. Additionally, enhancements have been made to the University Email Attachment Filter.
Reg Jackson, Digital Security and Trust | March 4, 2022
The Cybersecurity for You (C4U) awareness platform was featured last month in The Chronicle of Higher Education article “As Cyberattacks Roil Colleges, Many Look to Faculty Members and Students for Help.” Several Ohio State staff and faculty members are interviewed about the need for quality cybersecurity education amidst a feeling of “training fatigue.” Site registration is required to access full article .
As the situation in Ukraine and Eastern Europe continues to escalate and evolve, the media has placed some focus on the cyberthreats that could accompany military action. Many Buckeyes are reaching out with concerns about how this conflict could impact our...
We all share the crucial responsibility of protecting Ohio State’s institutional data, which is why faculty, staff and student employees must complete training each year. But did you know that many staff members can complete their Institutional Data Policy training requirement by finishing a 7-minute activity on the Cybersecurity for You (C4U) platform?