Author Archives: Brad C Sanford

The deadline for LITS to complete the required cybersecurity training is November 2

On October 22, you should have received an email from HRCOMMS entitled “LITS selected to test required cybersecurity training.” The IT Security Team would like for you to take this training AND provide post-class feedback by November 2. This feedback is vital for fixing any issues in the training before the rest of Emory begins […]

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LITS selected to test required cybersecurity training

LITS Security has created a security awareness training module that will soon be required for all University staff and new employees. The course was created to ensure that all Emory University employees receive a baseline set of security training. We are asking that LITS employees take the training first as part of our testing plan and provide […]

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COVID-19/Important cyber-security reminders

A crisis like COVID-19 is ideal breeding ground for cyber-attackers preying on general fears and misinformation. Since the pandemic began, several government and global organizations, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), have reported an increase in phishing emails. “Phishing” is the most common type of cyber-attack that affects organizations like ours. Phishing […]

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Protecting Your Data

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It is our responsibility at Emory to be aware of the security threats to our IT environment and to take reasonable and appropriate steps to protect against these threats. As Emory’s Chief Information Security Officer, I would like to share with you an overview of the importance of protecting your data and your access to […]

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