Cybersecurity is our shared responsibility.

Information Security

Maricopa Community Colleges are committed to protecting the privacy and security of the information and electronic resources which support all of our colleges. Cybersecurity is a shared responsibility in which all members of the MCCCD community take part in. With a stewardship mentality, together we can greatly minimize the risks to the organization, staff, faculty, students, and constituents.

 

Security Awareness Tip of the Day

August 3rd, 2020

Malware is software--a computer program--used to perform malicious actions. In fact, the term malware is a combination of the words malicious and software. Cyber criminals install malware on your computers or devices to gain control over them or gain access to what they contain. Once installed, these attackers can use malware to spy on your online activities, steal your passwords and files, or use your system to attack others.

August 2nd, 2020

You may not realize it, but you are a target. Your computer, your work and personal accounts and your information are all highly valuable to cyber criminals. Be mindful that bad guys are out to get you.

July 30th, 2020

When attending a video conference, make sure you are using the latest version of the conferencing software. In addition, if you are using the video option make sure there is nothing sensitive behind you that others would see.

July 29th, 2020

Privacy settings on social networks can be confusing to configure and change often. Ultimately, if you do not want your parents or boss reading one of your posts, do not post the message or photo.

July 28th, 2020

Never share your passwords with others, including your supervisor or coworkers. Your password is a secret; it only works if only you know it. If anyone else knows your password, you may be responsible for their actions.