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Preventing Cheating in Canvas, Part 2: Quizzes
  Whether you're distributing course documents or giving online quizzes, it's important to make sure that the materials on your Canvas course site are secure.  Making sensitive materials too easily available increases the risk of academic dis (More)
Preventing Cheating in Canvas, Part 1: Files and Modules
  Whether you're distributing course documents or giving quizzes, it's important to make sure that the materials on your Canvas course site are secure.  Making sensitive materials too easily available increases the risk of academic dishonesty (More)
Training Tip: Hang Up on Phone Scams
Phone scams are on the rise, especially during this time of year as many are renewing benefits and preparing for the next tax season. Many members of the UChicago community have received phone calls where the caller claims to be from the IRS, Social (More)
Training Tip: Don't Get Scared by Email Scams
This Halloween, don’t get scared by phishing emails using trickery to try to get your information. Simply ignore and delete these messages. If you’re unsure, forward the message as an attachment to security@uchi (More)
Training Tip: Use Email Protection to Manage Your Messages
The University is enabling a new email protection service this week for all @uchicago.edu email accounts. The new service has enhanced capabilities to identify and block spam as well as to better protect accounts from phishing attempts and malicious (More)
Training Tip: Run Software Updates to Stay Secure
A software update is a free download for an application, operating system, or software suite that provides new features, fixes bugs, improves functionality, and addresses security issues. To make sure your device is protected with the most current (More)
Training Tip: Lock Down Your Login
To maintain the security of your online accounts, keep your passwords to yourself. By sharing your password with others, you may be provide an opportunity for cybercriminals to access your account. If you need to provide family members or colleagu (More)
Training Tip: Identify and Report Phishing Emails
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. By knowing about potential threats, you can help protect yourself and the University community. A common tactic cybercriminals use is phishing, which is a fraudulent email that appears to come fro (More)
Training Tip: Manage Your Two-Factor Devices
Using your smartphone to verify your identity for two-factor authentication (2FA) is a convenient option, but it’s a good idea to register more than one device in case you misplace or can’t access your phone. Check out the devices you have registe (More)
Training Tip: Check Your Social Media Privacy Settings
As you post photos from your summer vacation and connect with friends on social media, take a moment to check your privacy settings to make sure you are comfortable with how your information is being shared. Here’s a rundown of where to find privacy (More)
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