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February 05, 2020

Microsoft Security Awareness Day

Image of the UVA campus from above with the Microsoft logo and the text, " Microsoft Security Awareness Day / February 12, 2020"

Image of the UVA campus from above with the Microsoft logo and the text, " Microsoft Security Awareness Day / February 12, 2020"

Join University Information Security on February 12  in Zehmer Hall from 8 - 11:30 AM to learn about four new Microsoft Security products that UVA is now licensed for. 

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February 03, 2020

Youth internet safety is more important than ever.

Images of a child carseat, a life jacket, a "slow, children at play" sign and a bike helmet with the text "You keep your child safe in many ways. Make sure you don't forget about internet safety.

Images of a child carseat, a life jacket, a "slow, children at play" sign and a bike helmet with the text "You keep your child safe in many ways. Make sure you don't forget about internet safety.

Learn more about how you can teach your child to use safe internet practices for Safer Internet Day. 

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January 15, 2020

Let's celebrate International Data Privacy Day!

An image of a private jet flying with the text: "You probably can't own a private jet. But you can responsibly own private data."

An image of a private jet flying with the text: "You probably can't own a private jet. But you can responsibly own private data."

Learn more about Data Privacy Day and how you can protect your and others' private information in a connected world. 

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January 14, 2020

Dangerous Microsoft Vulnerability - Apply January 2020 Patch Tuesday patches ASAP

Microsoft Windows Screen image

Microsoft Windows Screen image

UPDATE: On February 6, 2020, blocking begins
for unpatched
Windows 10 computers trying to get on High-Security Virtual Private Network (HSVPN)

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December 06, 2019

Smishing: The new cyberattack

Photo of a man texting with the words "Hackers have been sending you emails. Now, they're texting you, too."

Photo of a man texting with the words "Hackers have been sending you emails. Now, they're texting you, too."

Find out what "smishing" is and how to detect and prevent it. 

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December 05, 2019

A Year in Review

A photo of the Rotunda from above, covered in snow, with the text: "Let's gather round and celebrate a year of information secured."

A photo of the Rotunda from above, covered in snow, with the text: "Let's gather round and celebrate a year of information secured."

Do you remember our key information security tips from 2019?

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