Okta is the university’s new systemwide network authentication product, designed to provide more robust security tools and resources.
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.
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.
Attrition.org, a computer security company/website, maintains a current list of information on security/data breaches at http://attrition.org/dataloss. 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, Aug. 1, about 3020 Social Security numbers on a stolen laptop* Ohio University Hudson Health Center, May 11, names, birth dates, Social Security numbers and medical information, 60,000 people accessed* Ohio University, May 2, records breached for 300,000 people/organizations, including 137,000 Social Security numbers* Purdue University School of Electrical … » More …