Protect your computer and data
Cyber threats put SF State’s data at risk, including your personal information. SF State will never ask you to share your password.
You can help to protect the University as well as yourself. Here are seven important areas to review for safer and more secure computing.
- Don’t get tricked: Consider all requests for personal information suspicious
- Use strong passwords: Use a mix of upper and lower case, numbers and/or special characters
- Play it safe: Use anti-virus /anti-malware software and Qualys browser check
- Keep software current: Install all software updates
- Report any incidents: Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you become aware of a security breach or compromise
- Safeguard information: Encrypt confidential data, use firewall protection and remote connections
- Handle paper and electronic documents responsibly: Manage, retain, and dispose of records in accordance with CSU policy
San Francisco State University is committed to respecting and protecting the security and privacy of information it creates, uses, transmits and stores in accordance with applicable laws and regulations as well as reasonable business judgment, discretion, and common sense.
Please review and follow SF State’s IT and security policies. To learn how to protect your computer and personal information, visit the links above.
If you have any questions, or need assistance determining if a message is legitimate please contact the Information Technology Services Help Desk (email@example.com, 415/338-1420).
Message sent to faculty, staff and students on 1/31/14.
Friday, May 02, 2014