The protection of information resources at McNeese State University is a high priority. The Information Security website is designed to educate the university community about technology policies and information security best practices; and equip students, faculty and staff with the tools needed to protect the information resources of the University, it's members and connected networks. McNeese State University is committed to implementing policies and encouraging best practices that do not impose on the university's established culture of openness, trust, and integrity.
Please read the Policies, Guidelines, and Laws Relating to Information Security.
Data Privacy Day, held annually on January 28, encourages everyone to make protecting privacy and data a greater priority. DPD is an effort to empower and educate people to protect their privacy and control their digital footprint. - www.staysafeonline.org/data-privacy-day/about
"When internet fraudsters impersonate a business to trick you into giving out your personal information, it's called phishing. Don't reply to email, text, or pop-up messages that ask for your personal or financial information. Don't click on links within them either - even if the message seems to be from an organization you trust. It isn't. Legitimate businesses don't ask you to send sensitive information through insecure channels." - www.onguardonline.gov/phishing
Published on Jul 25, 2013
As technology has evolved over the past two centuries, so have our expectations about privacy. This new digital world allows us to connect with each other with increasing ease, but it has also left our personal information readily available, and our privacy vulnerable. Cultural norms have pushed us all online, seemingly at the mercy of whatever terms of service are put before us...
Published on Jan 14, 2013
SANS and EDUCAUSE have developed a free privacy awareness video that colleges and universities can use during Data Privacy Month in January, and throughout the year, in their privacy education and training efforts. High and low resolution versions of the video are available.