Office of the Chief Information Security Officer

December 11, 2019

Updated: Emotet Malware Report

We posted a report about Emotet malware last December, and because we are seeing a resurgence of Emotet attacks, we are re-posting with some additional info. December 2019 Update Executive Summary Threat Overview and Analysis Emotet Activity at UW Emotet Impact Actions and Recommendations More Articles Executive Summary Emotet is a malware “Swiss Army Knife,”…


October 15, 2019

Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month! It may be Cybersecurity Awareness Month, but staying informed about threats to data is important all year long. Check out some of the resources we have developed in the past year for securing your personal and UW institutional information. Postcard for UW students Scams web page Information Security 101 online…


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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