Cyber Security Tips
5 WAYS TO BE CYBER SECURE AT WORK
Businesses face significant financial loss when a cyber attack occurs. In 2019, the U.S. business sector had 17% increase in data breaches: 1,473 breaches.1 Cybercriminals often rely on human error—employees failing to install software patches or clicking on malicious links—to gain access to systems. From the top leadership to the newest employee, cybersecurity requires the vigilance of everyone to keep data, customers, and capital safe and secure. #BeCyberSmart to connect with confidence and support a culture of cybersecurity at your organization.
In the Fall edition of the Information Security newsletter, you'll find valuable info regarding:
- New Data Classification Policy - it may change how you work
- Multifactor Authentication (MFA) - making login more secure
- Identity & Credit Protection - after the Equifax breach
- Leadership Academy - Information Security training opportunities
There is a new type of spear phishing email targeting members of the St. Thomas Community. ITS is encouraging everyone to be on the lookout for emails referring to charges on your MasterCard or Visa. The email has an attached file that includes a password to open the file. Do Not Open the attached file. Once this file is opened, it will infect your computer.