CYBERSECURITY AWARENESS

As educators we are responsible for the safety of our students and their information. The first step in accomplishing this goal is knowing how to best protect ourselves.

Security Training

Phishing
Even if you know the source of an email or social media post, if it looks suspicious, delete it!

Apps and Websites
Be sure an app or website is safe to use before recommending it to your co-workers and students. Read the privacy policy!

Passwords
Use strong passwords or passphrases and change them regularly. NEVER share your password with anyone.

Back Up Your Data
Protect the valuable information on your computers and mobile devices by making an electronic copy and storing it safely.

Social Networking
Be careful about posting personal information about yourself or others. You never really know who might see it.

SECURITY TRAINING

Malware

Malware is malicious software that includes viruses, worms, trojans, spyware, browser hijackers, and more. It is largely designed by and for professional cyber criminals.

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Phishing

This cybercrime targets victims using email, phone and text messages to gain access to financial and other important account information.

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Ransomware

Ransomware is software that takes over your computer and threatens you with harm, usually by denying you access to your data.

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Security Awareness

Take precautions to protect yourself online, and learn what to do if you are impacted by a breach, cybercrime, or other online issues.

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