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Posted byon January 16, 2013 at 10:35 AM EST
According to The Associated Press, the flu is widespread in the Hoosier state, although it hasn’t reached epidemic levels reported elsewhere. The state-by-state report said Indiana health officials are calling the 2012-13 flu season “moderately severe.”
As of Jan. 14, 21 flu-related deaths were reported in Indiana.
But all is not lost. Take action now to limit your chances of a close encounter of the viral kind.Learn more about protecting:
Posted byon January 14, 2013 at 12:28 PM EST
Attackers are targeting university faculty, staff, and students with a convincing but malicious e-mail message with the subject "Your Account May Have Been Compromised". If you receive this message or others like it, don't follow any of the links. Delete the message immediately.Learn more about protecting:
Posted byon January 14, 2013 at 12:07 PM EST
You, too, can help promote privacy awareness during Data Privacy Month! Consider downloading, printing, and distributing these free posters. They are good examples of simple and attractive awareness material that helps promote privacy-aware (and secure) information handling practices.
Please feel free to print them out and post them in prominent locations, distribute them in mailboxes, or use in other creative ways!Learn more about protecting:
Posted byon January 10, 2013 at 2:10 PM EST
Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) is often looked at as a way to prevent risks from ever happening. In other words, when the threat occurs, a barricade is in place to prevent any damage from happening. By taking this approach, many strategists will be let down. And wrong.Learn more about protecting:
Posted byon January 3, 2013 at 8:36 AM EST
It's a new year - a perfect time to make some resolutions to better protect your privacy, and that of those whose personal information you collect, store, and use at work. January is Data Privacy Month, with January 28 being celebrated around the world as International Data Privacy Day!
Here are some ways to refresh your knowledge about privacy-aware business and consumer practices this month:Learn more about protecting:
Posted byon December 25, 2012 at 10:55 PM EST
At least one campus has been closed on Wednesday, December 26, 2012:
UPDATE: IU Bloomington will resume normal operations at 5:00 PM Wednesday December 26, 2012 and will be open for normal operations on Thursday, December 27, 2012.
Campus will be closed at the Bloomington Campus December 26th, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM due to severe winter weather.Learn more about protecting:
Posted byon December 20, 2012 at 10:53 AM EST
Many of us are traveling over the next few days and it appears as if the weather may be a little "iffy" throughout the Midwest. We may be looking at snow and high winds over much of the state and beyond starting this afternoon and going in...to Friday. We're sharing Indiana Department of Homeland Security information and advice. Before leaving home on your holiday rounds, check the statewide travel advisory map for possible travel restrictions. Be safe out there!Learn more about protecting:
Posted byon December 18, 2012 at 2:44 PM EST
We are all horrified and heartbroken at the tragedy last week at Sandy Hook Elementary School. As a grandparent to four very young children, I have a heightened sense of shock and sadness.Learn more about protecting:
Posted byon December 11, 2012 at 12:28 PM EST
With 6 billion mobile phone subscriptions worldwide -- that's about 87 percent of the world population -- and an even higher percentage of users estimated on campuses, Indiana University has embarked on a mobile security campaign to heighten awareness about the tools available to safeguard users and their products.Learn more about protecting: