Serving you better through ServiceNow integration

The Office of Information Security is changing how we manage emails sent to Starting 2/27/2023, every email that reaches our inbox will automatically be assigned to a ticket in ServiceNow. Tickets are how the rest of WashU IT handles work and requests, and we intend to align with this standard. Apart from solidarity, the […]

Chance to Win $100 in Our Monthly Challenge

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The OIS is always looking for ways to improve your security and reward your participation in our efforts. This month, we want to point you toward a few resources to help you protect yourself from cybercrime and understand how our office can support you. Guidance for Reporting Phishing Have you seen the Phish Alert Button? […]

Protect Yourself When Using Peer-to-Peer Money Exchange Apps

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You’ve all heard the phrases, “just Venmo me”, “do you have Zelle?”, and “can I send you Apple Cash?”. In the blink of an eye and a tap of a finger, your money can be sent to whomever you choose. However, without considering some basic protections, this convenience could come at a cost. As quickly […]

Scam of the Month: Available Cell Phone? Quick response?

The Office of Information Security observes a trend in which criminals send an email impersonating a Professor of Mathematics, hoping that victims will share their phone number and eventually purchase gift cards for them. If you see a message like the one below, please do not interact with the sender or phone number, and do […]

Meet Your InfoSec Team: Adam Coyle, Information Security Analyst I

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Adam Coyle, Information Security Analyst I, believes that information security is becoming one of the most critical roles in any organization. Over the first nine years at WashU on the Deskside Support team, Adam became fascinated with information security and the strides the university takes to become more secure. His current role as a security […]