Office of the Chief Information Security Officer

Best Practices


April 3, 2020

Security Tips for Remote Work

Use Sophos Antivirus for Personal Devices And other considerations in the world of working remotely The news related to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the stay-at-home measures that have been enacted in response to it, have spawned new opportunities for various types of scams. This is a critical time to take steps to secure your computers,…


February 20, 2020

End-of-Support Software Report

You may know that Microsoft ended support for Windows 7 on January 14, 2020. But did you know that the Center for Internet Security (CIS) publishes a monthly End-of-Support list for unsupported software, as well as firmware/hardware? More information and the list is available on the CIS web site. More Articles


October 8, 2019

Director of IoT Risk Mitigation Strategy

Chuck Benson has recently joined the Office of the CISO as Director of IoT Risk Mitigation Strategy. Chuck has been at UW for over 15 years with experience in facilities IT, healthcare IT, and central IT. He has testified before the US-China Economic & Security Review Commission on IoT risk mitigation for institutions and cities,…


September 30, 2019

Top 5 Tips

Welcome to the 2019-2020 academic year! See our top 5 tips to secure your personal and UW institutional data and information. View Top 5 Tips More Articles More Infographics



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