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Technology Services

Tech Security Awareness Topic of the Month*

Previous Issues


Am I Hacked? - November 2018

Email Oops, and How to Avoid Them - October 2018

CEO Fraud/BEC - September 2018

Smart Home Devices - August 2018

Phone Call Attacks & Scams - July 2018

Stop That Malware - June 2018

*The contents of these articles are for informational purposes only.  Alverno Technology Services believes that better informed computer users are more secure computer users.  OUCH! articles may suggest solutions that differ from established College security practices.  Often, this is because computing in a home environment is less secure than computing in an institutional environment like we have on our Alverno network.  If you have any questions concerning the information contained in these articles, please contact the Alverno Service Desk. 

OUCH! is the world's leading, free security awareness newsletter designed for the common computer user. Published every month and in multiple languages, each edition is carefully researched and developed by the SANS Securing The Human team, SANS instructor subject matter experts and team members of the community. Each issue focuses on and explains a specific topic and actionable steps people can take to protect themselves, their family and their organization. OUCH! is distributed under the Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license. You are free to distribute OUCH! within your organization or to your customers as part of your security awareness program, or share OUCH! with your family, friends and coworkers. The only limitation is you cannot modify nor sell OUCH!.

Date Published: November 8, 2018