Phishing for Credentials
Have you received any phishy emails lately? DoIT does everything it can to keep annoying and dangerous phishing emails out of your inbox, however, a few do get through. Report them to [email protected]
Goodbye Passwords, Hello Passphrases
As computing power becomes less expensive and more available, passwords are becoming easier to crack. In an effort to improve user account security, the Information Security Program Council (ISPC) has approved the use of passphrases for NetIDs.
The Information Security Program brings people, process and technology together to manage cyber risk to Stony Brook University’s mission, and to protect all members of our community.
Success of the Program hinges upon our ability to:
our most valuable assets, and the threats and vulnerabilities that expose them to high risk.
the members of our campus community and the data we have been entrusted with.
attempted and successful attacks to our computing environment.
to cyber incidents in an organized and effective manner while minimizing their impact.
from successful attacks, thereby ensuring the institution’s further success.
Services that provide a secure computing environment for end users. Includes network security, system security, application security, etc.
Consultative services, training, eduaction, and awareness raising.
Services relating to institutional policy or compliance.
Services that respond to, remediate, and seek to prevent security incidents.