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Faculty/Staff Information Security Awareness Certificate- Viruses/Malware
Friday, Jun 21, 2013
10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Location: ROC 2.902

The Information Security Office has created a new series of classes to help the campus community understand and deal with current security threats.  The series will cover a broad range of information security topics including understanding and protecting yourself from viruses/malware and identity theft, online security and privacy, and how to protect your computer and your data.  Each class will focus on one topic and provide participants in depth information as well as recommended security best practices related to the topic.  Participants who complete all required classes will earn the Information Security Awareness Certificate.  Please be sure to check the Information Security website ( for updates about classes and information sessions.  To register for any class, please sign up online at:

Have you heard horror stories about viruses and other malware?  Want to know how to separate fact from fiction?  This class is for you!  In this session, we will discuss viruses and phishing in depth.  Participants will also learn security best practices to help protect themselves and their data.

Topics include:

  • Current viruses/malware
  • Infection methods
    • Phishing/Spam
    • Banner ads
    • Links
    • Videos
  • Symptoms of infection
  • What to do if you are infected
  • Protecting yourself



Contact Info:
Mary Dziorny, 972-883-6810
Questions? Email me.

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