Posts tagged with “Cybersecurity” (All posts)

Recognizing a Phishing URL

7 February 2024

Many types of cyber attacks rely on sending a link in a way that encourages people to trust it and click on it. In order to identify a malicious URL…

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Update Your Software

26 October 2023

Just like you wouldn’t leave your front door wide open, neglecting software updates is an invitation to cybercriminals to compromise your devices and data. Updates often patch security vulnerabilities that hackers might exploit.

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Recognize & Report Phishing

19 October 2023

It’s important to recognize and report email phishing messages. Use the “Report phishing” menu item in the upper right-hand corner of the Gmail message window.

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Turn On Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)

12 October 2023

Enabling two-factor or multi-factor authentication (MFA) is essential in today’s online world. MFA keeps your accounts and data safe even if your password is compromised. Read how.

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Using Strong Passwords and a Password Manager

5 October 2023

When it comes to online security, strong and unique passwords are your first line of defense. Avoid common, easy-to-guess passwords.

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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month!

28 September 2023

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month and an opportunity for us to sharpen our cybersecurity skills and learn ways to avoid security threats. Each week will have a particular emphasis.

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Updates needed for Apple devices

23 February 2023

Apple recently released updates to address a set of serious vulnerabilities affecting most Apple devices. It is important for everyone to update their Apple devices, including Macs, iPhones and iPads.

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Important Steps to Secure Personal Data Privacy

25 January 2023

An important step when you share personal information is knowing how your information will be used. The college’s privacy statement is designed to assist you in understanding how the College will collect, use, share and dispose of personal information.

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Carleton’s New Online Password System

1 December 2022

Have you ever forgotten your Carleton password or username? Good news! The process for resetting your login information is now quite easy!

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