• 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…

  • Financial Security Phishing Awareness

    During the tax season, there is typically an increase in the number of phishing emails related to financial matters. To obtain sensitive information, cybercriminals use fake emails or text messages indicating a problem with a bank account, credit card, or even a payroll question that must be answered immediately. Other…

  • Think You’ve Been Hacked?

    The moment you think you’ve been compromised, contact the Daemen IT department (or in the case of a data breach email infosec@daemen.edu), change your MyDaemen password, and disconnect the device from the campus network, including unplugging the network cable and turning off Wi-Fi. What can you do if, despite your…

  • Social Media Cybersecurity Safety

    Social media can do wonders for you as an individual, as well as if you are running your own online business. It can help you build a loyal following, spread word, and awareness about your brand, and reach out to other like-minded people, as well as family and friends. And…

  • Securing Devices at Home and Work

    2020 saw a major disruption in the way many work, learn, and socialize online. Our homes are more connected than ever. Our businesses are more connected than ever. With more people now working from home, these two internet-connected environments are colliding on a scale we’ve never seen before, introducing a…

  • The Future of Connected Devices

    The internet landscape is burgeoning. It’s not just about computers, laptops, tablets, and smartphones anymore. Now a multitude of devices are internet-connected. The list of “smart” devices includes washing machines, robotic vacuum cleaners, door locks, toys, and toasters. The Internet of Things is the umbrella term — and, yes, you…

  • Regulatory Compliance Laws

    Due to the types of data collected, processed, and stored by Daemen, the college is subject to compliance and audit in regards to several areas of regulatory compliance. HIPPA HIPAA is the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. The primary goal of the law is to make…

  • Securing Internet-Connected Devices in Healthcare

    The healthcare industry is increasingly relying upon internet-connected devices and solutions to improve patient care, organizational efficiency, speed of crisis response, and much more. The emergence of telemedicine, digital health records, internet-connected medical devices, patient wellness apps, and an increasing amount of third parties entering the health supplychain has created…

  • If You Connect It, Protect It

    INTERNET OF THINGS Internet of Things (IoT) or smart devices refers to any object or device that is connected to the Internet. This rapidly expanding set of “things,” which can send and receive data, includes cars, appliances, smartwatches, lighting, home assistants, home security, and more. #BeCyberSmart to connect with confidence…

  • Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2020

    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…