The evolving circumstances in Ukraine have heightened concerns about information security, on and off our campuses. UWM’s IT professionals remain vigilant, protecting our core infrastructure, managed computers, and university data. What can UWM’s faculty, staff, and students do to enhance their personal cybersecurity? These UWM resources offer timely and reliable advice:
As you know, phishing attackers use emails or malicious websites to solicit personal information by posing as a trustworthy organization or figure in order to commit fraud.
It’s important to know how to spot them! Watch our YouTube video to learn how to stop scammers in their tracks:
With Microsoft MFA at UWM, you use something you know (your password) combined with something you have (your device) to confirm your identity.
To ensure you always have access to essential UWM services, make sure you have at least two methods of authentication enabled on your account! Visit our website to learn more about Multi-Factor Authentication at UWM: uwm.edu/multifactor.
More Cybersecurity Best Practices
Our cybersecurity website offers additional information on these important topics, such as:
- How to protect your personal devices, including:
- Using a Virtual Private Network
- Installing Anti-Virus Software on your devices
- Refraining from Illegal File Sharing
- Online training opportunities: