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Vishing for Sensitive Data

Vishing, or voice phishing, is a form of fraud where cybercriminals trick you into providing sensitive information through a phone call.

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Accounts & Passwords

Account security and password strength requirements and best practices

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Encryption & Computer Basics

Guidelines for making data unreadable and/or secure to unauthorized users

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IPSC

UT Southwestern's Information Security and Privacy Steering Committee

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ISAC

ISAC governs the acquisition of information systems, related equipment, and software

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Lost or Stolen Devices

Report lost or stolen devices to safeguard protected information

Policies & Standards

UT Southwestern guidelines for information security practices

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Security Awareness

Safeguard your password and avoid malware, ransomware, and phishing

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Training

Information security training required for new and established employees

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Vulnerability Management

Workstation and server best practices and common-sense tips to prevent security breaches

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Meet the team that serves your information security needs

Notice something suspicious on your computer?

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

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Top Tasks

Reset Password Two-factor Authentication Policies ISAC Meetings & Deadlines ISAC Previously Reviewed Software

By the Numbers

UT Southwestern Data Highlights

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30 million+

Network security events that are detected annually

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15,900+

Malicious and unwanted programs blocked monthly

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10,000

Phishing and malicious emails blocked daily

Worldwide Data Highlights

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40 million+

Worldwide patient records exposed in 2021 due to cybercrime driven data breaches – View Details

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80%

Reported security incidents that are phishing attacks – View Details

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18,000+

New vulnerabilities discovered in worldwide systems in 2021 – View Details

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Questions about information security?

Office of Information Security
informationsecurity@utsouthwestern.edu

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