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World Password Day

MAY 5, 2022

The first Thursday of May is World Password Day. Password management is an important part of ensuring the privacy and security of your information. To celebrate this day, the Information Security team would like to share some tips to use when setting up and maintaining your passwords.

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Dr. Pablo on Potential Attack on Nation's Power Grid

February 25, 2022

Dr. Pablo expresses his concerns over potential Russian cyber attacks on the nation's power grid with Dan Cuellar from ABC Action News.

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Dr. Pablo on Preparing for Russian Cyberattack

February 17, 2022

Dr. Pablo discusses how to prepare for a Russian cyberattack with Liz Tung from the WHYY PBS.

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Dr. Pablo on Exploring Cryptocurrency

February 16, 2022

Dr. Pablo discusses exploring cryptocurrency to boost revenue in the city of Philadelphia with Max Marin from the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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Dr. Pablo on AI and Privacy Regulation

January 11, 2021

Dr. Pablo discusses Artificial Intelligence and privacy regulation with Altor Ortiz.

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Dr. Pablo on cyber scammers

October 1, 2021

Dr. Pablo discusses cyber scammers with Ximena Conde from WHYY

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KYW Newsradio Podcast with Dr. Pablo

June 29, 2021

Dr. Pablo discusses cyber attacks and ransomware with Matt Leon on KYW Newsradio's In Depth podcast.

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World Password Day

May 6, 2021

The first Thursday of May is World Password Day. Password management is an important part of ensuring the privacy and security of your information. To celebrate this day, the Information Security team would like to share some tips to use when setting up and maintaining your passwords.

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DR. PABLO ON KYW NEWS RADIO

March 8, 2021

Dr. Pablo discusses the vulnerability of Microsoft Business accounts following a cyberattack.

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TECH ALERT: Phishing Scams Impersonating Drexel IT

January 19, 2021

Recently, a new phishing scam has entered circulation. This scam impersonates Drexel IT, and uses the threat of a compromised account to coerce users into providing their Drexel credentials, including their password. If you receive ANY email asking for your password, DELETE IT IMMEDIATELY!

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Upcoming Information Security Talk with Dr. Pablo Molina

October 6, 2020

On Thursday, October 22nd at 6:00 PM EST, Drexel’s International Graduate Student Association (IGSA) and Women in Computing Society (WiCS) are hosting an Information Security Talk with Dr. Pablo Molina. 

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DR. PABLO ON NBC10

September 16, 2020

Dr. Pablo discusses about scammers taking advantage of voters in the upcoming Election.

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MAINTAINING PCI COMPLIANCE DURING A PANDEMIC

July 24, 2020

The Drexel University Payment Card Industry (PCI) team keeps up with security and compliance during Covid-19.

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New Interim Information Security Policy

July 31, 2020

We are pleased to present our new interim Information Security Policy.

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CORONAVIRUS: Detect and PROTECT Yourself AGAINST COVID-19 Phishing Emails & SCAMS - UPDATED

May 27, 2020

Cybercriminals are taking advantage of the news coverage around the novel coronavirus by impersonating legitimate organizations in phishing attacks. These phishing emails may ask you to click on a link or open an attachment to review statistics or updated policies. Once you click you are likely to download malicious software onto your device.

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Dr. Pablo On CISO Concerns

March 18, 2020

Dr. Pablo discusses the top three CISO challenges.

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Dr. Pablo On .ORG Domains

February 7, 2020

Dr. Pablo discusses the pros and cons of .org domain names.

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All That Glitters Is Not Gold

January 31, 2020

Dr. Pablo Molina explains the ATGING, All That Glitters Is Not Gold, method to avoid phone and email scams.

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CIS SecureSuite

January 31, 2020

To bolster its information security efforts, Drexel IT subscribes to the CIS SecureSuite resources: CIS Benchmarks, CIS-CAT Pro, and CIS Controls. These are resources developed by global experts to protect organizations against pervasive and dangerous cyberattacks.

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Announcements

Critical Security Updates for Apple Devices (iOS, macOS)

August 23, 2022

Apple has disclosed serious security vulnerabilities for iPhones, iPads and Macs that could potentially allow attackers to take complete control of these devices.

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Phone and Email Scams

August 17, 2022

Phishing emails and phone scams are more common than ever. Spear-phishing tactics, where scammers research victims and impersonate people they know, are becoming even more sophisticated.

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New Issue of Technology Update: Data Privacy Day 2022

January 28, 2022

A new issue of the Technology Update has been posted to the archive here! In this issue, Drexel IT provides information on data privacy.

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New Issue of Technology Update: September 30 2021

September 30, 2021

A new issue of the Technology Update has been posted to the archive here! In this issue, Drexel IT provides information on data privacy.

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New Issue of Technology Update: Data Privacy Day 2021

January 28, 2021

A new issue of the Technology Update has been posted to the archive here! In this issue, Drexel IT provides information on data privacy.

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New Issue Of Technology Update: Information Security 2020

October 6, 2020

A new issue of the Technology Update has been posted to the archive here! In this issue, Drexel IT provides information on data privacy.

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New Issue Of Technology Update: Data Privacy 2020

January 28, 2020

A new issue of the Technology Update has been posted to the archive here! In this issue, Drexel IT provides information on data privacy.

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