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Information Security Office

Tip Of The Day

 
  • » Bluetooth

    Turn off Bluetooth if you are not using it on your computer or device. Not only does this make it more secure, but it also saves battery life. Read More »
  • » Browse With Encryption

    When browsing online, encrypting your online activities is one of the best ways to protect yourself. Make sure your online connection is encrypted by making sure HTTPS is in the website address and that there is a green lock next to it. Read More »
  • » Shopping Online

    When shopping online, always use your credit cards instead of a debit card. If any fraud happens, it is far easier to recover your money from a credit card transaction. Gift cards and one-time-use credit card numbers are even more secure. Read More »
  • » Lock Your Mobile Devices

    The number one step for protecting your mobile device is making sure it has a strong passcode or password lock on it so only you can access it. Read More »
  • » Major News Events

    When a major news event happens, cyber criminals will take advantage of the incident and send phishing emails with a subject line related to the event. These phishing emails often include a link to malicious websites, an infected attachment or are a scam designed to trick you out of your money. Read More »
 
Information Security Office, 1-408-554-5554, iso@scu.edu