In the course of your work for The Ohio State University, you may need to access institutional data that must be kept secure and confidential. To help you understand your responsibilities when handling institutional data, we encourage you to educate yourself by taking training that outlines the university's Institutional Data Policy. This training is recommended for all university employees and it is required annually for anyone with access to restricted data.
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Please join us in welcoming Jason Kientz to the Enterprise Security Awareness and Training Team.
On Monday, January 23, Apple released the iOS 10.2.1 update which fixes flaws that previously allowed iOS devices to be compromised. If you have any iOS devices (iPad, iPhone, iPod, etc.) it is highly recommended to run the update as soon as possible. More detailed information from Apple can be found here: support.apple.com/en-us/HT207482.
One of the benefits of higher education is the collaborative nature of our institutions. We collectively appreciate being able to learn from each other and leverage common experiences. Ohio State frequently receives inquiries from others in higher ed with regard to how we are managing our information and IT security.
Tips for staying safe online during the holidays
It’s that time of year again, when we’re searching for the latest tech device, the hottest game or the most comfortable clothing so we can treat the ones we love. While the Internet has made it substantially easier to find the perfect gifts at the best prices, this virtual shopping mall has also made it easier for criminals to get inside our very real wallets.
The month of October is the 11th Annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month and a great time to become aware of security precautions to take online.
These resources will help you learn more about protecting your personal information.