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Duo upgrade features new interface, more authentication options

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On March 26, the U's Information Security Office upgraded to Duo Universal Prompt, which includes more authentication options and a new interface for the Duo Management Portal, web browsers, and mobile app.

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Understanding the U's default protect firewall policy

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Jake Johansen, director for Enterprise Security in the U’s Information Security Office (ISO), says the initiative is not an effort to filter the websites the university community can access. It's about protecting the U from internet-sourced threats.

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Why you should care about data privacy

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If you use social media, make purchases online, own smart devices, play games online, or do other online activities, you're sharing your data with others. The good news is you can control how your data is used.

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Simulated exercises help users identify, avoid phishing

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The U's Information Security Office routinely performs simulated phishing exercises to educate users on and increase awareness around phishing, a common technique criminals use to elicit personal information, install malware, and gain access to devices, networks, and systems.

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Fitness devices leverage consumer privacy to optimize health

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Although health wearables collect a lot of information beyond the scope of your fitness activities, increasing your risk during a data breach, there are still a few key ways to protect your data.

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President Randall approves revised information security policy

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The changes comply with the recently updated USHE Board Policy R345: Information Technology Resource Security and strengthen the university’s information security policy to address the present and increasing risks of cybersecurity incidents.

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Shields up! Protect yourself online with these simple steps.

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October, designated as Cybersecurity Awareness Month, is a good time to review the basics of cybersecurity — easy and common-sense ways to protect your data and devices from threat actors and cybercriminals.

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Last Updated: 4/11/22