October is cybersecurity awareness month
Cybersecurity Awareness Month is presented by the UC Office of Information Security.
Throughout the month of October, we’ll share a variety of resources to help you outsmart cyberthreats and protect you and your family from online attacks.
We encourage you to read and share the information with your colleagues, friends, and family!
Cybersecurity Awareness Month Activities
Drop off professional or personal documents to ensure they are securely destroyed and recycled.
Faculty/Staff: Friday, Oct. 1, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (OR until the truck is full!) The UC Records Manager will be on-site to answer any questions related to records management and destruction policies.
Faculty/Staff, & Students: Friday, Oct. 29, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (OR until the truck is full!)
Please note: All metal, including paper clips and hanging file folders must be removed in advance; staples are permissible. Plastic also needs to be removed – comb bindings, transparencies, Polaroid pictures, Tyvek envelopes. Anything that cannot be torn is not acceptable.Replace with your text
Learn more about cybersecurity and have some fun!
Monday, Oct. 25-Thursday, Oct. 28, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Students, faculty, and staff members who take the weekly #BeCyberSmart Trivia Challenge and provide their email address will be automatically entered into the “Cybersecurity Champion Prize Drawing” to win fun prizes each Thursday in October.
One winner will be randomly selected on Thursday, October 7, 14, 21, and 28. All winners will be notified via email.
National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is co-led by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
For more information about ways to keep you and your family safe online visit https://staysafeonline.org/cybersecurity-awareness-month/ and/or cisa.gov/ncsam.
Lindner’s Transfer Ambassadors detail their journeys to UC
October 22, 2021
“I looked into Lindner and UC, and everything played out perfectly for me to come down here. And I’m loving it so far.” Suffice to say, Alejandro Diaz, BBA, BS, ’22, an international student from Honduras, is at peace with his decision to transfer to the University of Cincinnati from Bluffton University in northwest Ohio last year. The same could be said for Anna Walters, BBA, ’23, who traded in the University of Southern California (USC) for UC.
UC research examines coping mechanisms for loss of smell from...
October 21, 2021
One of the most common and disturbing side effects of COVID-19 is the loss of the sense of smell. New research from UC found some common coping mechanisms that helped COVID patients deal with a lessened sense of smell, which severely impacts the sense of taste. The study was published in the International Forum of Allergies and Rhinology. The combination of the loss of smell and taste, which are also known as the chemosensory senses, due to COVID-19 has been particularly devastating, with research showing associated depression, anxiety and impaired quality of life. It is something Katie Phillips, MD, assistant professor in the Department of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery at the UC College of Medicine sees in many COVID patients who come into her clinic.
WVXU: Breast cancer awareness should include the trans community
October 21, 2021
Dr. Annie Brown spoke with WVXU about the need for better health data and research of transgender populations, breast cancer screening recommendations and how to make screening care more welcoming for all patients.