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.

Media Archive

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

Envelop with letter popping out with a exclamation point and the words "Phishing Scam Threat"
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Protect yourself and the U by creating a strong UMICH password. 

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

Screenshot of a keyboard with a finger hovering above a key that reads "Email Security"
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Tech issues can be unsettling, but tech support scams can be dangerous. Take action. 

Several images of tech support scam pop-ups such as "Security Warning!" and "Danger! Virus Detected"
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Protect others and contribute to U-M IT security defense.

Screen shot of the posters urging users to report phishing at ReportPhish@umich.edu.
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Privacy matters: choose it or lose it.

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

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

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.
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Tips for making your online shopping experience safer.

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.
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Take into account data classification levels and 
protect sensitive data.

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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What goes into Securing U-M?

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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Roughly 75% of the U.S. public uses more than one social media platform. Don’t overshare online. Protect your privacy! https://socialintegrity.umich.edu/a-good-digital-citizen/… #UofMSocialIntegrity #ProtectYourPrivacy #SecureLifeOfPets

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Check your social media privacy settings. Updated apps may have new settings. More tips: http://myumi.ch/6x4k0 #SecureLifeOfPets #PrivacyAware #WebSafeWednesday

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Good digital citizens respect boundaries when posting. Learn how to make everyone's online experience better! https://myumi.ch/2DwNv #SecureLifeOfPets #WebSafeWednesday #UMSafeComputing

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If you're traveling for the holidays, make sure to keep your data and devices safe! Learn how: https://myumi.ch/V7eQW #SecureLifeOfPets #WebSafeWednesday

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Using a credit card to shop online is one way to get extra protection. See other tips on Safe Computing. https://myumi.ch/d9M7R #SecureLifeOfPets #UMSafeComputing

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ViziBLUE is a first-of-its-kind guide to student data. Its goal is to create awareness among students about what personal information U-M collects and how that information is used and shared.

Creating Transparency with ViziBLUE
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Tips for Safe Videoconferencing

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IT Security — Our Shared Responsibility

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ViziBLUE at U-M

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IT Security Tips for When You Work from Home

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Report an IT Security Incident

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Privacy - We Are Our Choices

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Protect Yourself & the University from Spear Phishing