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Monday, Nov. 21, 2022

Safe Travel Tips

Traveling over the holidays? Follow these precautions to protect your data and Rice resources.

Do not share usernames, passwords or Duo passcodes

Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022

Beware of Phishing Scams

Always be on guard for requests for your information, to verify an account, or an urgent demand for action. Can you recognize a phishing scam?

Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022

Keep your software and apps updated

Updates to operating systems and software often patch vulnerabilities and so help protect your information. Do you keep your systems current?

Cybersecurity seems complex, but key principles are really about people and behaviors.  Can you improve your password habits?

Annual reminder that we all have a role in helping protect the security and privacy of University resources and data.

Alert from the Information Security Office: Phishing Email Targeting Campus Accounts

Thursday, Sep. 1, 2022

Beware: Phishing Email Scams

Learn how to recognize a phishing scam and see some of the latest messages that have been sent to members of the Rice community on the Phishing web page.

Wednesday, Jul. 13, 2022

Job Scam Emails Targeting Students

Warning about recent phishing campaigns targeting students regarding job opportunities

E-mails forwarded from your Rice account to your personal e-mail account may be blocked from delivery by outside organizations.

Monday, Apr. 18, 2022

Traveling with Technology

Traveling internationally this summer? Follow these precautions to protect your data and Rice resources.

On April 6, Rice Office of Information Technology will enable the additional feature to enhance email security technologies and further protect the campus from email threats.

University Policy 808, Protection of University Data and Information updates and requirements

Recent headlines continue to show increased attacks designed to gain access to our accounts and internal resources, including the private information of members of our community.

Recent news articles have reported a coordinated, crippling ransomware attack against over 20 Texas local government entities.  The goal of this attack is likely to hold information hostage and interrupt normal operations unless the attackers are paid.