Santa Clara University

Information Security Office

Tip Of The Day

  • » Never Share Your Passwords

    Never share your passwords with others, including your supervisor or coworkers. Your password is a secret; it only works if only you know it. If anyone else knows your password, you may be responsible for their actions. Read More »
  • » Trust Your Instincts

    Ultimately, common sense is your best protection. If an email, phone call or online message seems odd, suspicious or too good to be true, it may be an attack. Read More »
  • » Don't Lose That Device

    Did you know that according to the Verizon DBIR team, you are 16 times more likely to lose a laptop or mobile devices than have it stolen? When you are traveling, always double-check to make sure you have your mobile device with you, such as when you finish going through airport security, leave your taxi or check out of your hotel. Read More »
  • » Plugins

    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 from your browser via your browser's plugin preferences. Read More »
  • » Mobile Apps

    Only install mobile apps from trusted places, and always double-check the privacy settings to ensure you are not giving away too much information. Read More »
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