Security Awareness Tips from September 2022

Security Awareness Tips from September 2022

Updating Plugins September 26th, Tip of the Week  | Every plugin or add-on you install in your browser can expose you to more danger. Only install the plugins you need and make sure they are always current. If you no longer need a plugin, disable or remove it...
Security Awareness Tips From August 2022

Security Awareness Tips From August 2022

Vishing Attacks up 625% in One Year August 29th, Tip of the Week  | According to security and awareness training firm, KnowBe4, vishing attacks have increased at a rate of 625% during Q2 2022, when compared to the 1st quarter of 2021. Vishing is the use of...
Security Awareness Tips for July 2022

Security Awareness Tips for July 2022

Emails Outside the wlu.edu Domain July 25th, Tip of the Week  | Be cautious and attentive to messages that are sent from outside the wlu.edu domain. Typically phishing emails will be sent to W&L users from external sources. One way to recognize these types of...
Security Awareness Tips for June 2022

Security Awareness Tips for June 2022

Personalized Scams June 20th, Tip of the Week  | Cyber criminals now have a wealth of information on almost all of us. With so many organizations getting hacked, cyber criminals can simply purchase databases with personal information on millions of people,...
May 2022 Security Awareness Tips

May 2022 Security Awareness Tips

Targeted Ransomware Attacks May 23rd, Tip of the Week  | Colleges and universities continue to be targets of ransomware attacks and phishing emails are the primary method/technique used by bad actors to gain access to internal systems. Disruptions have...
Security Awareness Tips for April 2022

Security Awareness Tips for April 2022

Use a Firewall and VPN Whenever Possible April 25th, Tip of the Week  | Firewalls help keep hackers from using your device to send out your personal information without your permission. While antivirus software scans incoming email and files, a firewall is...