Review tips for strengthening cybersecurity

Strengthening cybersecurity at Case Western Reserve University should be the concern of everyone in the university community, and requires fuller knowledge and improved efforts from all to make it happen.

The Information Security Office makes available training materials—courtesy of the SANS Institute—to be reviewed by all community members on a quarterly basis. These materials will help better inform the community, foster best practices in protecting university data and information of all sensitivity levels (public, internal use and restricted) and more effectively safeguard the interests of the university and its constituents.

Members of the campus community are invited to review infographic materials to enhance your awareness of important security topics, and share them with co-workers, family and friends. The below materials are for summer 2019.

What you need to know about targeted attacks (PDF)

Cyber criminals can obtain your personal information and use it to customize targeted attacks against you or your co-workers. This module shows you how to be vigilant for attacks specifically made for you.

Safe sharing on social networking (PDF)

There are some easy but important steps to protect your privacy on Facebook, Twitter and other social networks. This module presents simple and effective steps each user can implement now.

Smart tips to protect your mobile device (PDF)

Modern smartphones are open to attacks just like desktop computers. Strengthen your mobile security with these simple tips.

Get assistance

The Information Security Office can be reached at security@case.edu for feedback or detailed answers to questions about these topics.

For assistance with any technology product or service at Case Western Reserve University, contact the University Technology Service Desk at help@case.edu or 216.368.HELP (4357) or visit help.case.edu.