Keeping your personal information secure is vital to ensuring the NYU community also remains secure. Browse the topics below to discover the different ways hackers can target your sensitive data, and learn how you can prevent some of the most common cyber attacks.


Passwords and Passphrases

Creating a strong passphrase or password is one of the first lines of defense for keeping your accounts secure. Watch this short video to learn how to create a strong passphrase.   

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Dangers of Public Wi-Fi

Public wireless networks are everywhere, and most of them aren't secure. Watch this video to learn about what you can do to keep your personal data secure when using public Wi-Fi.


Watch Out for Phishing Messages

Phishing messages have become a part of daily life. They are one of the most common security threats each of us faces at work and at home. Watch this video to learn how to identify a phishing message when you receive one and prevent getting hacked.

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Don't Overshare on Social Media

Social media can be fun but also has lots of hidden dangers. What you share online can sometimes be used against you. Watch this short video to learn about the types of information that you shouldn't share on social media.


Cybersecurity Games and Articles


Daily Tips and IT Security News


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