Security & Compliance Archives

Nov 14, 2023
  • IT News

UAC for ECU-Managed Windows Computers

To continue our goal of improving the security of ECU’s user-assigned devices, ITCS is enabling User Account Control (UAC) for ECU-managed Windows systems on Monday, November 20. What is User...

Oct 18, 2023
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ECU Cybersecurity Awareness Month Speaker Series

Since 2004, the President of the United States and Congress have declared the month of October to be Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a dedicated month for the public and private sectors...

Sep 12, 2023
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Password Requirement Changes Effective September 25

Dear Campus Community, I’m writing to inform you of an important change ITCS is implementing regarding your PirateID passwords. The IT security landscape continues to evolve with new threats, best...

Jun 19, 2023
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Wired Network Security Updates Continue

ITCS is continuing the Wired Network Access Control project for ECU's wired network. In a nutshell, administrators are configuring state-of-the-art security protections for ECU's wired network throughout all buildings. All...

Mar 31, 2023
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Cybersecurity Awareness Resources

This past year, the Information Security Office promoted several security awareness topics to empower faculty and staff to stay cyber secure, build a culture of security, and better protect the...

Oct 19, 2022
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Identity Theft: Protect Yourself

This year’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month theme, "See Yourself in Cyber," focuses on an individual's smart decisions to keep safe and secure online. Today’s post provides tips to help you avoid...

May 21, 2022
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Fake News, Misinformation, and Disinformation as Cyber Security Threats

View the Adobe Spark version of this newsletter. WHAT IS FAKE NEWS? "Fake news" is "fabricated information that mimics news media content in form but not in organizational process or...

Apr 05, 2022
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Tips on How to Protect Yourself from Online Identity Theft and Phishing Scams

View the Adobe Spark version of this newsletter. Cyber crime in all its many forms can, at best, wreak havoc in victims’ lives through major inconvenience and annoyance. At worst,...

Oct 08, 2021
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Security Precautions for Working and Teaching Remotely

View the Adobe Spark version of this newsletter. While many faculty and staff have returned full time to the ECU campus, others are continuing to work remotely or a hybrid...