One Step Ahead: Almanac Security Tips - 2014
|In each issue, Penn's Journal of Record, The Almanac publishes helpful tips and hints for dealing with information security and privacy matters. This page is a collection of all those published thus far. |
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Heartbleed OpenSSL Vulnerability
Security and Privacy Tips for World Travelers
Filing Taxes Online This Year? Take Steps to Protect Your Information!
If your computer runs Windows XP, you must update it now!
Why Should You Report Security Incidents? And How Do You Report One?
Photo and Video Privacy Issues
The Password is Dead, Long Live the Password!
Data Privacy Month: NSA Surveillance Panel at the National Constitution Center
Protecting Your Finances During This Year’s Holiday Shopping Season
Beware of Phishing E-mails in the Wake of Typhoon Haiyan
No E-mail from Penn Will Ask For Your Username/Password or SSN
The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act: Does It Apply to Your Website?
October: National Cyber Security Awareness Month; Free Secure Disposal of Paper and Electronics
What Basic Rules Protect Student Information at Penn? (September 2013)
Protecting Privacy and Security on Penn + Box
Tuesday, February 7, 2012 - Almanac Vol. 58, No. 21
Fun, Free Online Privacy and Security Resources
Want to see some quick, free videos and other tools on top privacy and security issues? Check out the resources below. They are free to you as a member of the Penn community - and we think enjoyable too!
If you have questions or feedback about any of these free online resources contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are unsure who your local support provider is, visit www.upenn.edu/computing/view/support/
- Grady the Security Dog - In this short video, Grady points to the simplest way to create a secure password: www.youtube.com/watch?v=jeC_KzgPNk0
- Privacy on Facebook - The Privacy website - www.upenn.edu/privacy/ - links to a video and written Top 10 list that describe key strategies to protect yourself when using Facebook.
- Computer Security - Following simple steps can prevent most computer security problems. ISC Information Security has identified the Top 10 things for faculty, staff and students to ensure safe computing. View them all here: www.upenn.edu/computing/security/checklists/Top10
- Securing the Human - Free online computer security training, addressing 26 different topics selected especially for those working in higher education, is available for all Penn faculty and staff. Each module is only a few minutes long and delivered through the Knowledge Link home page (http://knowledgelink.upenn.edu). Contact your Local Support Provider, who can request access on your behalf from Information Security.