Featured Security Topics
Wentworth Information Security Plan
Are you familiar with the Wentworth Information Security Plan, or WISP, document? // read more
Staying safe on the go: Security tips for business travel
With the beginning of the 2013 "Conference season" upon us, now is a great time to review items to keep your data and devices safe while traveling. // read more
How to protect yourself from "Spear Phishing" or targeted attacks
Protecting yourself from attacks that appear to be legitimate or entice you with organizational specific information is a difficult new challenge. Spear phishing involves targeted attacks where the sender knows the organization (work, bank, etc.) that you are affiliated with and designs an attack strategy around that. For example an email about pay raises for faculty from the "HR Department" would be a likely education scenario. // read more
Software Vendor Resource Sites
Many computer software vendors have websites dedicated to supporting their customers and explaining what to do if you find a security issue in their software. The Microsoft Safety & Security Center and Apple Product Security are two examples of these types of sites.
Data Loss Prevention
Learn about Identity Finder, a tool to help you find and remove unnecessary Personally Identifiable Information from your computer.