The fifth annual Information Security Awareness Week (ISAW) has unfortunately now come to a close. This year we had an impressive turnout and some great vendors to help out as well! If you walked through the Tangeman University Center this past week (October 21-23) you would have seen the UCIT Office of Information Security, Student Safety Board, Dell, Insight Global, TekSystems, and Apple.
This year students were given awareness on mobile device security, QR codes, URL shorteners, social media safety, and phishing. Many of these topics are "hot" in the technology world when it comes to security, so educating our users will hopefully prepare us for potential attacks in the future.
UCIT OIS will continue to publish documentation on multiple topics in security on our Awareness & Training page throughout the year. So, if you missed us in person, check us out on the web!
UCIT Office of Information Security (UCIT OIS) is pleased to announce the results from the campus Shred Event on Thursday, October 24, at McMicken Commons on West campus.
Courtesy of sponsorship from Document Destruction, UCIT OIS collected, securely shredded and recycled nearly 7,500 pounds (3.7 tons!) of documents received from 32 departments/colleges in only 4 hours at zero cost to the university.
If you and/or your department or college were unable to participate in this first shred event, don’t worry. UCIT OIS will be hosting another one in the near future, so be looking out for a date!
All personal and professional documents are accepted, but paper clips, hanging file folders and other metal/plastic must be removed from the documents in advance. (Staples are okay.)
For additional information please visit the UCIT OIS website at http://www.uc.edu/infosec/services/shredding.html
This year marks the tenth anniversary of National Cyber Security Awareness Month sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security in cooperation with the National Cyber Security Alliance and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center.
UCIT Office of Information Security (UCIT OIS) is one of many entities that participate. UCIT OIS has held Information Security Awareness Week (ISAW) annually since 2009 to help promote the month and spread awareness to the university community so that UC may work towards a more secure future.