• Top 12 Smart Computing Tips
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    Top 12 Smart Computing Tips

    Top 12 Smart Computing Tips What is the combination for safeguarding personal data and UW’s institutional information? 1. Update and patch 2. Antivirus 3. Passwords 4. Be selective 5. Know your data 6. Back up data 7. Encryption 8. Use caution with links 9. Lock your workstation 10. Use https 11. Check privacy settings 12. Understand your risk Learn more: http://ciso.uw.edu/online-training/#security101

  • Most Dangerous Town on the Internet – Where Cybercrime Goes to Hide
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    Most Dangerous Town on the Internet – Where Cybercrime Goes to Hide

    There are kingdoms and companies that are the Switzerlands of the Internet. These are data havens, and the information they host on the servers only they have access to are amongst the most secure, impenetrable, and inaccessible places on Earth. These kingdoms and companies offer cyber criminals the privacy to conduct unregulated information exchanges, malware attacks, spam dumps, ransomware breeches, and bulletproof hosting. Every cyber criminal walks these halls, here today, gone tomorrow. Emerging outside the reach of law enforcement and between international legislations. We’re visiting some of the most dangerous places on the Internet to find out where cyber crime goes to hide. We were flying over the North…