Media Archive

ITS Information Assurance and our partners create many kinds of informational materials which we have made available in this archive. Sort the materials by type and/or topic to find things you and your unit can re-share, post, or hand out. We hope you find these materials fun, educational, and that they help you secure and protect you and the U-M community's systems and data.

Information Assurance

2024 Privacy@Michigan Keynote with Prof. Alessandro Acquisti

Information Assurance

What goes into Securing U-M?

Bridget Weise Knyal

If a tech support rep unexpectedly calls you to "help" you with a problem. Paws and hang up! It's a scam!  https://myumi.ch/m78zg #SecureLifeofPets

Bridget Weise Knyal
Ransomware poster with tips about avoiding ransomware that are also found on the Safe Computing website; tips include don't pay the ransom and report it to the ITS service center.
Bridget Weise Knyal

Treat yourself to greater security by not falling for tactics designed to steal your personal information. That’s a trick no one likes. #SecureLifeofPets

Information Assurance
Image of the job scams poster with warning about a scam frequently seen at U-M.
Matt Martin

When traveling, keep your devices with you and physically secured, don’t use public WiFi, and avoid public charging stations. #SecureLifeOfPets myumi.ch/L3nR7

Matt Martin

Beware of romance scammers who try to lure you into a fake relationship online to scam you for money. #SecureLifeOfPets myumi.ch/j7zAb

Matt Martin

Some phishing attempts are tricky. Learn how to spot phishes to avoid falling for a scam: myumi.ch/n7g1d #SecureLifeOfPets

Matt Martin

Don’t leave yourself exposed to a potential cat-astrophe. Secure yourself online and #MayTheFourth be with you! #SecureLifeOfPets myumi.ch/73mmx

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Filings and returns can be taxing enough, be sure to avoid frauds and scams targeting you this tax season! myumi.ch/BoDRq #SecureLifeOfPets

Matt Martin
Dog sniffing a leaf held by a person. Text: Would you be-leaf someone at random on the street? Then why would you trust random emails, texts, or calls?

Would you be-leaf someone at random on the street? Why would you trust random emails, texts, or calls? Get tips on avoiding fraud and scams. myumi.ch/Jme0z #SecureLifeOfPets

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TikTok, Boom.: Discussion with Film Director Shalini Kantayya

Matt Martin

Creating an MCommunity group? Respect the privacy expectations and preferences of your group members. Only add them with their permission. #SecureLifeOfPets myumi.ch/J9gNb

Matt Martin

Filings and returns can be taxing enough, be sure to avoid frauds and scams targeting you this tax season! http://myumi.ch/BoDRq #SecureLifeOfPets

Information Assurance

2023 Privacy@Michigan Keynote with Dr. Kirsten Martin

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Use Apple biometrics for safe and easy login to websites

Matt Martin

Don’t let Santa Claws get his paws on your identity this holiday season! Beware of identity theft and protect yourself online. #SecureLifeOfPets myumi.ch/gNp93

Matt Martin

Don't end up a turkey this holiday season! Follow our tips for safe online shopping. myumi.ch/d9M7R #SecureLifeOfPets

Matt Martin

Find important guidelines for securing your devices, data, and connections. myumi.ch/6k7qd #SecureLifeOfPets

Information Assurance

2022 SUMIT Keynote: Adventures in Securing At-Risk People

Matt Martin

Ensure you are aware of all the ways you can protect yourself and the U. Check out the Safe Computing Curriculum and better protect @UMich and your own personal data. myumi.ch/DJgM1 #SecureLifeOfPets

Matt Martin

Add the Data Protection course to your MyLINC playlist to learn why protecting U-M data is important, what risks exist & how to avoid them, and how to fulfill your responsibility for protecting the U. myumi.ch/z14NW #SecureLifeOfPets

Information Assurance
Several images of tech support scam pop-ups such as "Security Warning!" and "Danger! Virus Detected"

Tech issues can be unsettling, but tech support scams can be dangerous. Take action. 

Information Assurance
Screenshot of a keyboard with a finger hovering above a key that reads "Email Security"

Understanding how cyber criminals steal your information can better help you protect yourself. 

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Secure Your Password

Protect yourself and the U by creating a strong UMICH password. 

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Envelop with letter popping out with a exclamation point and the words "Phishing Scam Threat"

Spoof emails can look very real. Learn how to spot a spoof. 

Matt Martin

Don’t wait. Report any suspected IT security incidents as soon as possible. Refer to myumi.ch/M9RWQ to learn more what a security incident is and how to report it. #SafeComputing #SecureLifeOfPets

Matt Martin

Privacy matters. Be careful about what you share on Social Media. Learn more about social media privacy at myumi.ch/5WD3z#SafeComputing #SecureLifeOfPets #ProtectYourPrivacy

Matt Martin

Don’t fall asleep on Cybersecurity. Safeguard your online identity and accounts by securing your data and devices. Learn more at myumi.ch/Nm8WQ. #SafeComputing #SecureLifeOfPets

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A screen shot of the poster encouraging users to shop trustworthy sites and sellers, protect their devices and data, and avoid traps like suspicious links, attachments, and pop-ups.

Tips for making your online shopping experience safer.

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Screen shot of the poster listing the 4 levels of sensitive data, restricted, high, moderate and low, and encouraging users to access only the data they are authorized to access, work with the data responsibly, and store it appropriately.

Take into account data classification levels and 
protect sensitive data.

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Screen shot of the posters urging users to report phishing at ReportPhish@umich.edu.

Protect others and contribute to U-M IT security defense.

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Screen shot of the poster urging users to be aware of data collection practices, know their privacy rights, make informed choices on when to disclose personal information, and respect others' privacy.

Privacy matters: choose it or lose it.

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Screen shot of the poster listing signs of vishing, such as unexpected calls requiring personal information or payments, and encouraging users to hang up and call be to confirm the identity of the caller.

Vishing—or voice phishing—is a fraudulent call meant to trick you into giving money or revealing personal information.

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Screen shot of the poster encouraging uses to not respond or click on links in suspicious text messages asking for personal information, urging unexpected required action, or claiming you have won prizes or contests.

Be suspicious of unexpected texts from unknown numbers. Texting scams can steal personal information and money.

@umichTECH

@UMich: Clicked a suspicious link? Worried your account was hacked? Protect yourself from identity theft: http://myumi.ch/mnVrg #SecureLifeOfPets

@umichTECH

Watch out for impawsters! Learn how to protect yourself from identity theft! http://myumi.ch/a01Pp #WebSafeWednesday #SecureLifeOfPets #identitytheft

@umichTECH

Learn how to spot phishes to avoid being fleeced! http://myumi.ch/7en11 #SecureLifeOfPets #UMich

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Screen shot of the poster encouraging users to lock their devices when not using them.

Keep personal and U-M data secure by locking your devices when not using them.

@umichTECH

Are you on the right path to a strong and secure password? Don’t be the only one who isn’t following the U-M Password Security Checklist: http://myumi.ch/6n8gw #SecureLifeOfPets #SafeComputing #PasswordSecurity

@umichTECH

Don’t get yourself sick by responding to Phish! Protect yourself and learn how to spot Phishes. http://myumi.ch/LzRqD #SecureLifeOfPets #SafeComputhing

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Safe Computing has lots of tools and tips to keep you and U-M secure. Check out some of them in this video.

@umichTECH

Fake pages can look exactly like the real ones! Check the URL before clicking and entering login information. http://myumi.ch/LrPK8 #WebTipWednesday #SecureLifeOfPets

@umichTECH

Don’t forget to improve your device security by turning on automatic updates. Get more tips at Safe Computing: http://myumi.ch/6v0Wv #SecureLifeOfPets

@umichTECH

Securing your devices is easy, just follow the guidance on Safe Computing!

@umichTECH

: Undershare, do not overshare on social media. http://myumi.ch/6x4k0 

@umichTECH

ITS IA takes #Phishing seriously and so should you! Learn to spot, report, and protect yourself from phishing & suspicious email on Safe Computing. https://myumi.ch/DERlq #SecureLifeOfPets

@umichTECH

One of the best ways to #ProtectYourPrivacy is to choose your own privacy settings, especially on social media sites and apps. Get more tips on privacy on Safe Computing. https://myumi.ch/M96P6 #SecureLifeOfPets

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The Feeling of Being Watched: Discussion with Film Director Assia Boundaoui