A recent study suggests information security managers can better motivate employees to act more securely by avoiding mandates and provide more options.
By Eric Hollenbeck, Carson College of Business
PULLMAN, Wash. – Computer users ― at home and at work ― often engage in behaviors that create security risks and privacy threats, despite having a variety of security options available.
By August Schiess, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
PULLMAN, Wash. – When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico in late September, it devastated the island’s power grid — and estimates suggest residents won’t have full power again until mid-December.
By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington Small Business Development Center
SEATTLE, Wash. – More than 2,700 businesses in Washington state reported cyberattacks in 2016 to the FBI’s Crime Complaint Center. Those attacks totaled over $25 million in losses, putting Washington in the top 10 among states for illegal hacks.
By Cameron Probert, Tri-City Herald
RICHLAND, Wash. – More classes in the fast-growing field of cybersecurity are planned at Washington State University Tri-Cities, which also intends to hire a faculty member by next fall, said Joseph Iannelli, founding executive director of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
PULLMAN, Wash. – In response to recent attacks on major research universities including Washington State University, faculty, staff and students are reminded to reset the password for their WSU Network ID as soon as possible if they have not already done so since Aug. 20.
By Casey Hanson, Information Technology Services
PULLMAN, Wash. – Information Technology Services (ITS) will implement a new email protection service provided by ProofPoint on Tuesday, Feb. 24. ProofPoint Targeted Attack Protection (TAP) will check email messages for malicious URLs and/or attachments as they come into the Washington State University central email system.