In a world increasingly reliant on technology for everything from work to personal use, protecting digital content such as photos, videos, and documents is vital. However, losing access to your data is more common than you think! The majority of us will be affected by data loss at least once in...
Cybersecurity is a hot topic in our new year, with recent data breaches compromising user security and new regulations being proposed in the U.S. Congress. Advancements in personal technology and confusing consumer privacy...
Don't miss out! The Cybersecurity Days Colleague Forum for Ohio State faculty, staff and students is this Wednesday, October 19. Register now for your chance to learn about the university's cybersecurity threat landscape, its challenges, and help us develop innovative solutions for the future. Registrations accepted until the day of the event! https://cybersecurity.osu.edu/news-events/events/cybersecurity-days#colleague_forum
New activities have been released in the Cybersecurity for You (C4U) awareness platform . Get information on how location tracking on your personal devices and social media works; restricting access to your personal information through app permissions; identifying internet-connected toys and discover their connection to the “Internet of Things;” spotting frauds before you start your holiday shopping; and deciding if vehicle tracking insurance programs are right for you. As you learn, earn points toward digital rewards to upskill your digital life. Read the full post at the it.osu.edu site to learn more.
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.
New activities have just been released on the Cybersecurity for You (C4U) awareness platform . Get information on how to protect data on mobile devices from theft or damage, determine the right backup method for your situation and discover techniques to recover from ransomware. As you learn, earn points toward digital rewards to upskill your digital life.
It’s tax filing season! Every year, it seems that new and innovative ways of siphoning off your tax refund or even your identity are being invented. The new Tricky Tax Times awareness activity available on the Cybersecurity for You (C4U) awareness platform looks at some of the most prevalent tax scams currently, and what to be on the look for. Complete the activity and earn points toward security tools and software that can make you even safer. Or use your points to contribute to great Ohio State charities.
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 .
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?