Monthly Training Newsletters
UAB IT is now providing information security training materials to inform university faculty, staff and students about computer threats. Each month a newsletter will be released focusing on new and different cyber security threats. Contact the UAB IT Information Security office for more specific training options that can increase the protection of your information systems.
August 2013 - Protecting Your Passwords
September 2013 - Encryption - Protecting Sensitive Information
October 2013 - see links below for National Cyber Security Month publications
November 2013 - Data Protection
December 2013 - Permanently Erasing Data
January 2014 - Wifi Security
Link to Week 1 Article
Link to Week 2 Article
Link to Week 3 Article
Link to Week 4 Article
The UAB Security Forum will be conducting a survey of information technology personnel across the entire campus, including UAB Hospital. A letter describing the content of the survey, and how to access it electronically will be sent to UAB leaders via email in the coming days. All employees who are being asked to complete the survey should respond as soon as possible. Questions can be directed to the Security Forum co-chairs, Dr. Franklin Tessler, School of Medicine, or Julio Rivera, Ph.D., School of Business. Additional information will be available from Joe Popinski, Ph.D., UAB Information Technology.
UAB & National Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2012