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Information Security

Blog: Tips and Advice

  • Change your Twitter Password

    Friday, May 4, 2018

    Twitter has discovered a bug that internally stored user passwords in plaintext and is urging users to change their passwords.

  • Starting a Career in Information Security

    Monday, November 6, 2017

    At current projections, it is estimated there will be a shortfall of 1.8 million information security workers by 2022. If cybersecurity is of interest, this is definitely a growing field. It is vitally important that as a current student, you will graduate ready to enter the workforce to fill one of the vast numbers of positions available.

  • The Internet of Things

    Monday, October 16, 2017

    As the cost of connecting to the Internet has gone down, more and more everyday devices are being made to connect online. These devices, which make up the Internet of Things, introduce new security challenges.

  • Back Up Your Personal Devices

    Tuesday, November 8, 2016

    No matter how careful you are, there is always a chance your device or computer can be lost, stolen, infected with malware, or simply stop working. Keeping regular backups of the data on your personal devices will give you peace of mind and ensure you don’t lose family photos or important records and assignments.

  • Google Drive Sharing Instructions

    Tuesday, October 18, 2016

    It's important to understand exactly how you are using Google Drive so you don't accidentally share sensitive personal or university information. Check out this guide, and you might learn something to make your work more efficient, too!