• Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2021

    About Cybersecurity Awareness MonthCybersecurity Awareness Month is designed to engage and educate with the goal of raising awareness about cybersecurity to increase the resiliency of the nation in the event of a cyber incident. Since the Presidential proclamation establishing Cybersecurity Awareness Month in 2004, the initiative has been formally recognized…

  • Cybersecurity First

    By 2025, it is estimated that there will be more than 41.6 billion internet-connected devices. Be sure to keep cybersecurity at the forefront of your mind as you connect daily. Before purchasing a device or online product, do your research. When you set up a new device or app, consider…

  • Explore. Experience. Share

    The work of a cybersecurity professional is more than the stereotypical picture most people have of a computer science major or a hacker, skills are needed from a diverse range of backgrounds. Cybersecurity also plays a vital role in the lives of all and the cybersecurity workforce makes a difference…

  • Fight the Phish

    Phishing attacks and scams have thrived since the COVID pandemic began in 2020 and today, phishing attacks account for more than 80 percent of reported security incidents. Remember to always be wary of emails, text messages, or chat boxes that come from a stranger or someone you were not expecting….

  • Be Cyber Smart

    As our lives have become increasingly dependent on technology, virtually all personal and business data is kept on internet-connected platforms, which can become a gold mine for bad actors. Own your role in cybersecurity by starting with the basics. Creating strong passwords and using multi-factor authentication, backing up your data,…

  • Insurance Phishing Awareness

    A rapidly growing form of internet email fraud is a practice known as phishing. Phishing refers to when perpetrators send fraudulent email messages requesting confidential information. The information then allows the perpetrator to gain access to the victim’s accounts and steal the victim’s identity. If you are not expecting an…

  • Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)

    Higher education overall has seen an increase in cyberattacks due to the collection and retention of sensitive, personally identifiable data including social security numbers and financial aid data. Cyberattacks against universities were up 100 percent in 2020 compared to 2019, and the average ransom demand was $447,000. While there is…

  • Adding Google Authenticator App to your Daemen account

    The Google Authenticator app generates random verification codes on your phone that are valid for a limited time, and it will regenerate a new code every 30 seconds. In addition to your password, you’ll also need the code generated by the Google Authenticator app on your phone to sign in….

  • Adding a YubiKey to your Daemen account

    The YubiKey is a device that makes multi-factor authentication as simple as possible. Instead of a code being texted to you, or generated by an app on your phone, you press a button on your YubiKey. Each device has a unique code built onto it, which is used to generate…

  • Autodesk Student Edition Software

    Students and educators can get free one-year educational access to Autodesk products and services to use on their personal device, renewable as long as you remain eligible. These products include Maya, Mudbox, 3DS Max, and more! In order to get started with Autodesk Education, you will need to complete the…