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Information Security

  

The Holidays Are Around the Corner, and So Are Online Scammers! A Special Message From the Information Security Office

November 16, 2022 by | Technology

Online Scammers are after your hard-earned money or personal information. Thousands of people get victimized by scams during the holidays each year. According to the Internet Crime Complaint Center’s (IC3) 2021 report, non-payment or non-delivery scams cost people more than $337 million. Credit card fraud accounted for another $173 million in losses. Read the FBI

Don’t Get Phished! CSAM: Week 3 Recognizing and reporting Phishing

October 12, 2022 by | IS&T

What is a phishing attack? Phishing is a form of social engineering. Phishing attacks use email or malicious websites to solicit personal information by posing as a trustworthy organization. For example, an attacker may send an email seemingly from a reputable credit card company or financial institution that requests account information, often suggesting that there

The New Fischer Identity Management System is Here!

June 9, 2022 by | Software

As previously announced, we have switched to Fischer Identity Management System to improve our ability to manage Chapman identity and system access. Fischer offers a flexible and adaptable platform that can meet the varying needs of our organizations and will help us provide improved workflows while keeping our data safe. The new system will be

Protecting Yourself When Interacting with Digital Files

June 7, 2022 by | Software

Chapman University’s Information Security team has identified a new vulnerability that could affect MS Office users. This blog will review their findings, what Chapman is doing to protect the community, and share some best digital file and internet safety practices.  New Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel) Microsoft has recently disclosed a vulnerability (CVE-2022-30190)

Introducing Fischer Identity Management System Coming soon!

June 6, 2022 by | Software

Identity management, otherwise known as identity and access management (IAM), is an identity security framework that authenticates and authorizes user access to resources such as applications, data, systems, and cloud platforms. Chapman’s current IAM system, although effective, is expensive to maintain due to the complexity of the solution. The university’s IAM system was not designed

Cyber Security Quarterly Newsletter FEBRUARY 2022 - Volume 1 Issue 1

February 10, 2022 by | Information Security

Cyber Security Quarterly Newsletter  FEBRUARY 2022 – Volume 1 Issue 1  New Year New Resolutions! As we all strive for New Years resolutions in 2022, Infosec has one of its own. To help keep our faculty and staff safe and secure, Infosec will be sending out a quarterly informational security newsletter containing security tips, pointers, trending scams, with some

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