Santa Clara University

Information Security Office

Tip Of The Day

 
  • » 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 »
  • » 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 »
  • » Never Give Your Password Over the Phone

    Never give your password to someone over the phone. If someone calls you and asks for your password while saying they are from the Help Desk or Tech Support team, it is an attacker attempting to gain access to your account. 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 »
  • » Protecting Your Social Media Account

    Bad guys are targeting your social media accounts. One of the most effective ways you can protect them is with a unique, strong password called a passphrase. Enabling two-step verification (if your social media site offers it) is even better. Read More »
 
Information Security Office, 1-408-554-5554, iso@scu.edu