October is Cyber Security Awareness Month

This web page  serves as a resource to raise awareness about online risks on campus and the fact that devices and accounts are routinely compromised. Hackers target university networks because college students lack of experience makes them vulnerable!

The cyber world can feel a bit like "Big Brother" is watching you sometimes, but being more aware about how you interact in the cyber world can keep you and your information safe online. Below are a few things going on @ TLU during cyber security awarenss month, including:

  • Posters in most restrooms to inform
  • A Cyber Security Awareness Game ( prizes for participants!) on Wednesday evening 10/23 @ 7pm in the ASC Conference room A/B
  • Phishing exercise to test your awareness!
  • And other events! 

Big Brother

Here are some ways you can help cyber awareness:

  • Lock your computer when not in use
  • Be mindful of what you links & web sites you open & “free” software/toolbars you download
  • Be careful of open Wi‐Fi hotspots / turn off your mobile Wi‐Fi when not in use
  • Don't always go for the "free" app on your mobile device
  • If it sounds too good to be true it is likely a scam!

Test your cyber awareness skills

and win a t-shirt like this à

When:

Wednesday October 23rd

ASC – Conference room A/B

7PM

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This page is a repository for reference and training materials related to data security at TLU.
 
 
 Stop....Think...Connect
 
See some of the things you can do to minimize being a victim of cyber threat by clicking and viewing the interactive module below.
 
5 key points on data security  (10 min interactive module)
 
 Phishing - what is it  (8 min video)`
 
Materials provided by Teachprivacy.com and http://staysafeonline.org/
   
 
 
General Notes:

  

TLU Information Technology will never ask you for your account and password via an e-mail or a link

 

  • When we send out any campus-wide alert, we will sign it with our name instead of using a generic tag line like “Helpdesk” or TLU.EDU service desk, or Technical Support etc.
  • Automated messages from TLU that indicate that you have reached your e-mail quota limit will only advise you to delete some of your old e-mails to clear up space. They will not ask for an account name or password or direct you to a web-site to confirm your usage.
  • If you are ever unsure please feel free to contact the Help desk at ishelp@tlu.eduor by calling Ext. 6000; we don’t mind.

 

If by chance you do respond to such an e-mail please change your password immediately or let us know and we can help with that. 

 

>>> Until further notice TLUIT quarantines e-mails with zip file attachments or the word "Bitcoin" in the text. If the message is legitimate we will let it through. We are sorry to have to do this but 90%+ of these types of e-mails are either loaded with malware (zip files) or asking for some kind of payoff (bitcoin).

 

Thanks for your help. It takes everyone’s help and cooperation to keep TLU’s network secure!

 

Security concept videos

Click on the links below to access the security related video on the listed topic.

TLU Information Security Contacts

 

 
TLU's FERPA officer is: Glenn Yockey - Registrar
TLU's "Red Flags" officer is: Andrew Nelson - Vice President of Finance
TLU's Data Security officer is: Bill Senter - Chief Technology Officer

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