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Email Safety Training Aims to Heighten Cyber Threat Awareness

By Noemi on December 6, 2017 in Front Page Blog

In November, the WashU Information Security Office (ISO) issued a mandatory email safety training in an effort to improve the university’s cyber defenses against phishing, a common cyber attack. The training focuses on identifying types of phishing schemes, recognizing the warning signs of scams ...

IT SECURITY ALERT: European Ransomware Attack Being Monitored

By Aisha on June 27, 2017 in Alerts, Front Page Blog

RANSOMWARE ALERT European ransomware attack poses threat The Washington University Information Security Office is monitoring the development of a significant and widespread ransomware attack in Europe with potential to pose a threat in the U.S. The ransomware cyber attack hit Tuesday afternoon an...