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Your data is valuable!

The Tip Everything from personal information, personal photos, work correspondence, to your banking information and social media activity is valuable. If it’s valuable to you, it’s valuable to cybercriminals. In fact, some of it is valuable to cybercriminals without you

Summer is Over

The Tip Well, it was a nice summer break from blogging Cybersecurity, but the new school year is well underway and it’s time to start thinking Cybersecurity again. This week is not so much a tip as it is a greeting and

Summer Vacation

Just a quick note to let you know that the Cybersecurity blog will be taking a summer break. We hope to be publishing again sometime in the fall of 2018.

The Culture of Security

This week’s topic is The Culture of Security The Tip Our community has its own culture. We have a standardized method of communication. We have dress codes. We have expectations, rules, and a collective personality that exists in the university.

The 10 Tenets of OpSec

From Beazley Breach Response Services and Lodestone Security Operations Security, or OpSec, is the mindset of using secure practices. Practicing OpSec helps keep us safe from ne’er-do-wells. Secure your space Don’t leave sensitive documents out when away from your workspace. Lock

Passwords vs Passphrases

Welcome to the first in what we hope to make a weekly series of Cybersecurity tips. This week’s topic is Passwords and Passphrases. The condensed version is, “passwords are bad, passphrases are better”. This is a ‘b@dPas3Word!’. ‘This is a

Cybersecurity Site in Development

We’re working on it. Watch for big things to come!

World Backup Day – March 31st

World Backup Day is a global initiative to remind and teach people to properly and safely backup their files. At Nipissing University, we have our shared and home directories backed up daily to keep all our hard work safe. For

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