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Cyber security tips: Caution with cloud services

Cloud computing is the use of an outside service provider to store, manage, or process university data. Examples of cloud services include Workday, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Docs, Microsoft OneDrive, Apple iCloud, etc. Although cloud services can help the university stay connected and allow employees to easily access data, there are additional risks with […]

Cyber security tips: Browse safely

Almost all employees do some business for WSU through the internet via browsers. Internet browsers tend to be a target for cyber attackers. Keep vigilant against cyber attacks by always using the latest browser version. Updated browsers have the latest security patches and are much harder to hack into. Not sure if yours is the […]

Calling on WSU employees to defend against fraud attempts

In today’s virtual environment, we are faced with the challenge of protecting ourselves and WSU from the daily onslaught of cyber attackers. While ensuring your software is updated and using anti-virus are just some of the many proactive steps you should take on a regular basis, cyber attackers have learned that the easiest way to […]