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Information Security Awareness Presentation

Two Security Awareness Presentations Thursday 11-17-2016 Food and Drinks provided.

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Welcome to the new Information Security and HIPAA Offices website. Washington University’s Information Security Office and HIPAA Privacy Office work together to protect the privacy of our patients’ health information and the data of the WashU community.

Data Breach and Breach Notification

By Don on November 10, 2016

Year over year, data breaches have increased in the education, medical/healthcare, and business sectors.  As of May 2016, the number of data breaches captured by the Identity Theft Resource Center is up 23.9% over the same time period last year.  Since September 2009, the Office for Civil Rights,...

Beware of Malware

By Don on November 10, 2016

October 2016 Volume 11, Issue 10 Information Security Office   From the Desk of Thomas F. Duffy, Chair, MS-ISAC Happy Cyber Security Awareness Month! October is not only National Cyber Security Awareness Month, it is also a time celebrate Halloween. Just like the disguises the trick’r’treate...

Cyber Tips for Holiday Shopping

By Don on November 7, 2016

November 2016 Volume 11, Issue 11 Information Security Office   From the Desk of Thomas F. Duffy, Chair, MS-ISAC The holidays are right around the corner and that means food, fun, parties, and lots of online shopping. Online shopping can be a great solution, allowing you to find the perfect ...