Wireless Router Threat

Submitted for: Information Technologies & Resources Submitted by: UCF Information Security Office Subject: Wireless Router Threat The Information Security Office would like to bring your attention to a global malicious software (malware) attack against wireless routers. Based on recent cyber intelligence, owners of wireless routers, such as those you may be using at home or …

Standard Updated: 501 Password Standards

UCF Information Security Office standard #501: Password Standards has been updated. Changes in this latest revision, dated 05-01-2018, include: Changed number to 501 from 501-101 to match our new, simplified standard numbering scheme Changes to “General Account Password Standards” section simplified statement on encryption in transit and at rest Added password age and history standards …

Tax season scams

Subject:  Tax season scams Submitted by: UCF Information Security Office Submitted for:  Information Technologies & Resources The UCF Information Security Office wishes to remind you of the threat of scams during the 2018 income tax filing season.  The IRS cautions that the number and variety of tax scams continues to increase. Here are some examples: …

Standard Updated: 101 Multi-Function Devices

UCF Information Security Office standard #101: Multi-Function Devices has been updated. This update brings cosmetic changes to bring the standard in line with the others posted on infosec.ucf.edu. The updated standard can be found on the Policies and Standards page: https://infosec.ucf.edu/policiesandstandards/

Standard Updated: 501 Password Standards

UCF Information Security Office standard #501: Password Standards has been updated. This revision includes: An update to the password expiration standards for privileged accounts Cosmetic changes to bring the standard in line with the others posted on infosec.ucf.edu. Updated links and cleanup of definitions The updated standard can be found on the Policies and Standards …

Be Aware of These Holiday Cyber Scams

Subject:  Be aware of these holiday cyber scams Submitted for:  Information Technologies & Resources Submitted by:  UCF Information Security Office The UCF Information Security Office would like to bring to your attention the potential for increased cyber crime activities during the upcoming holiday season.  During the holidays, cyber threat actors take advantage of the increase in online shopping and …