The anatomy of a cyber attack

Click here to watch a video which outlines how a cyber attack occurs.  Although this story is fictitious, the methods are real and commonly used by cyber attackers.

As always, please don’t hesitate to contact the IT Service Desk at 978 934 4357 should you have security related questions or concerns.

Top 10 Ways to Keep Your Information and Data Safe!

Steven couldn’t wait for his first year at college. But what he didn’t know was how a simple list could protect him from a world of hurt!

Follow the top ten ways to keep your information and data safe online, and avoid Steven’s mistakes.

1) Install the University’s free antivirus software
2) Create strong passwords
3) Be Careful what you store online
4) Limit your public online presence
5) Lock or log off unattended devices
6) Keep your devices updates
7) Regularly check your online accounts
8) Be aware of phishing scams
9) Download files legally
10) Secure your mobile devices

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