Author Archives: Megan

Spring 2016 Quarterly Information Security Reminder

      Dear Members of the Northeastern Community, This edition includes some quick recommendations for securing your personal information while on and off campus, along with reminders about your responsibilities around protecting sensitive university and student information. Spring 2016 Information Security Tips: Spring Forward Daylight Savings Time begins at 2 a.m., Sunday March 13, […]

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Don’t Get Sucked in by Tax Scams

Don’t Get Sucked in by Tax Scams Each year the looming deadlines of the U.S. tax season heralds a new spate of tax fraud scams, and this year is no different. Fraudsters like to take advantage of your stress and heightened emotions to trick you into taking actions, which under normal situations, you would not normally […]

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PHISH TANK CONTEST – DAY 1

From: Blackboard Learning ITS [mailto: fakeblackboardneu@gmail.com] Sent: Monday, October 26, 2015   10:18 AM To: OIS@neu.edu Subject: (Blackboard Learning) You have two important messages from Faculty. Dear Student: Your Faculty Administrator has left two importint message’s for you on your Blackboard Learning Area. Click or paste the follow URL to view your message’s. www.neu.blackboard.edu/inbox Note: the […]

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Phishing E-mail Targets CCIS Community

Students within the College of Computers and Information Science (CCIS) have reported receiving the below phishing e-mail. Like many phishing e-mails, this particular message attempts to trick the user into clicking on a link that supposedly points to an official CCIS website. Remember to pay attention to the “from” field as this e-mail originates from outside the University. […]

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Open House with OIS

          Please join us for an Open House with OIS on October 14th at 11 AM!

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Please Join us for a Special Presentation by the FBI

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Cyber Security Awareness Month 2015

  It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Cyber Security Awareness Month is finally here! Stay tuned for some amazing events happening this month brought to you by the Office of Information Security!      

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