data security

Oct. 25: State’s top security officer to speak at Cyber-Security Awareness Summit

By Jacqueline Southwick, WSU Information Technology Services PULLMAN, Wash. – Agnes Kirk, Washington state’s chief information security officer, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s WSU Cyber Security Awareness Summit, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, in the Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center.

New email protection service to be implemented Feb. 24

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.

Data security breaches at other universities, a computer security company/website, maintains a current list of information on security/data breaches at This list looks like a who’s who of U.S. businesses and organizations. A few universities on this list in the last five months are:* Wichita State University, Aug. 1, credit card and other information, over 2,000 people* Cal Poly, […]