Simple Steps for Your Protection

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Click Carefully

Learn how to avoid harmful links by knowing how to identify suspicious URLs or web addresses.

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Create Strong Passwords

Password strength can be the difference between a successful or unsuccessful attack against UT Southwestern or your personal account.

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Recognize Malware & Ransomware

Guard against unauthorized, malicious software by following important best practices and paying close attention to programs running on your machine.

Notice something suspicious on your computer?

Trust your instincts, and reach out for help right away via phone at 214-648-7600 or

Report an Incident

Questions about security awareness?

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