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Information Security Awareness Certificate- Viruses/Malware
Thursday, Feb 19, 2015
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Location: Online via WebEx

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 this session:


Faculty and Staff 

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



Persons with disabilities may submit a request for accommodations to participate in this event at UT Dallas' ADA website. You may also call (972) 883-5331 for assistance or send an email to [email protected]. All requests should be received no later than 2 business days prior to the event.
Contact Info:
Mary Dziorny, 972-883-6810
Questions? Email me.

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