Stay Safe in Zoom Sessions

Stay Safe in Zoom Sessions

Last month, to further support teaching and learning at a distance, Northeastern launched Zoom videoconferencing as a service.At the same time, Zoom’s security and privacy have come into question globally from users, the media, and law enforcement, for a range of...
Data Destruction Day 2019 Recap

Data Destruction Day 2019 Recap

Data Destruction Day 2019 Recap Home Old devices and files not only take up space—they also take hits from cybercriminals in search of your data. That’s why, yesterday, the Office of Information Security at ITS hosted another successful Data Destruction Day on the...
Security Tips from OIS: Social Media

Security Tips from OIS: Social Media

Security Tips from OIS: Social Media Home Whether it’s tearing society apart or improving longevity, social media at its best helps us foster relationships, build connections, and unwind after a long day. That’s why it’s sometimes easy to forget the potential security...
Understanding 2FA and How It Protects You

Understanding 2FA and How It Protects You

Understanding 2FA and How It Protects You Home Online security is a complex issue with no one solution to fix all its woes. Sorting through all the ways that information can be stolen online and how to protect it can be confusing. It’s one of the reasons why National...
An Entire 31 Days Dedicated to Cybersecurity Awareness

An Entire 31 Days Dedicated to Cybersecurity Awareness

An Entire 31 Days Dedicated to Cybersecurity Awareness Home October is here, but the scariest thing about this month isn’t Halloween—in fact, you’re at risk for it year-round. Whether cyberattacks creep up in headlines or your personal accounts, the only thing darker...
Your 2FA Guide: How to Take Charge of Your Online Security

Your 2FA Guide: How to Take Charge of Your Online Security

Your 2FA Guide: How to Take Charge of Your Online Security Home Two-factor authentication (2FA), which was expanded last spring as part of Northeastern’s ongoing efforts to protect personal and institutional data, has already made a difference in keeping members of...