The Protect IU Blog
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:
Posted byon December 7, 2012 at 3:33 PM EST
As National Influenza Vaccination Week hits this week, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced we are in for a worse than average flu season.
Not only is flu season expected to hit earlier - actually the earliest it has hit in more than a decade – but this year’s particular strain (H3N2) is known to be tougher on our immune systems, too.Learn more about protecting:
Information Systems Acquisition, Development, and Maintenance - Domain 9 of the Information Security & Privacy ProgramPosted byon December 7, 2012 at 3:16 PM EST
To celebrate the endorsement of the new IU Information Security and Privacy Program and to raise awareness of the Program, we are continuing a "12 Domains in 12 Months" awareness campaign. This month, we encourage you to study Domain 9: Information Systems Acquisition, Development, and Maintenance.
Our video for this domain features Jim Thomas, Director, Enterprise Business Systems in UITS.Learn more about protecting:
Posted byon December 7, 2012 at 10:52 AM EST
In today’s Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) world, organizations have learned to focus on the risks that affect their ability to meet goals and objectives. And rightly so; by definition, this is a vital component to successfully operating an ERM program. Having the capability to show executive staff and board members where cracks exist in the foundation, as well as the amount of resources needed to mitigate, prevent, or fix those cracks, is a benefit all companies should instill.Learn more about protecting:
Posted byon December 3, 2012 at 12:15 PM EST
I’ve not been long acquainted with emergency management. But I’ve seen enough to know that “being prepared” (yes, go check the batteries in your flashlight) is not a mantra meant only for you and me.
Emergency-management and first-responder types believe in what they preach and are armed with a system that can be applied to an incident of any kind, inflicted by nature or mankind. They practice, practice, practice. To mitigate disaster becomes second nature, to bring order to chaos, nearly instinctual. It’s all part of the plan.Learn more about protecting:
Posted byon November 27, 2012 at 9:40 AM EST
We received a set of "Social Media Smart Cards" from a government agency recently and they gave permission for us to share these with our community. These Smart Cards give hints and illustrate how to set privacy and other settings to ensure that your information is visible only to the people of your choosing.Learn more about protecting: