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Don't give up the keys to the castle - be identity smart

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Ahead of Identity Management Day on April 13, Chris Stucker, associate director for Identity & Access Management, discusses how we can all help prevent attackers from compromising our identities, and breaching the university’s defenses.

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Several university IT security policies receive updates

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The Academic Senate recently approved changes to three items and the addition of one procedure under Policy 4-004: Information Security Policy, which the Information Security Office requested in order to stay current with the ever-changing cybersecurity landscape and organizational requirements.

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Call or text from an unknown number? Here's what to do.

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The Information Security Office shares some tips on how to handle calls and text messages from unknown numbers or seemingly legitimate numbers that aren’t part of your contact list, while assisting the university in its contact tracing efforts.

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How the U protects your privacy, personal data

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The University of Utah and University of Utah Health are committed to safeguarding your privacy and personal data. Here's an overview of how the Information Security Office and the Information Privacy Office do that.

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UIT Leadership Spotlight: Chris Stucker, Identity & Access Management

Chris Stucker, associate director for Identity & Access Management

The former Army officer — who loves working among the Information Security Office's powerhouse employees, knocking down obstacles, and stargazing with his wife — says cybersecurity never takes a day off, driving him to learn and improve every day.

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UIT's Vaibhav Narula wins 2020 U Staff Excellence Award

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The Identity & Access Management senior architect — one of 23 recipients for the 2020 Academics and Student Affairs District Staff Excellence Award — is one of only eight University of Utah employees selected to receive the 2020 University Staff Excellence Award and $3,750 honorarium.

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Cyber smart actions help make our world safer, more secure

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If everyone does their part — implementing stronger security practices, raising community awareness, educating vulnerable audiences, or training employees — our interconnected world will be safer and more resilient.

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Last Updated: 4/13/21