Cyber Security & Awareness Video Series: Part 1 — Being Social Online

Erica Brown (Learning & Organizational Development Program Manager) and Michael Leroy (Coordinator, Networks and Operations) discuss being social online in part one of the Cyber Security & Awareness Video Series.

Topics Discussed:

  • How to recognize a Phishing/SPAM attack
    • What are some different kinds of phishing attacks
    • What to do if you have fallen victim to a phishing attack?
  • Creating a Strong Password
    • use phrases, or random generators
    • don’t recycle old passwords
    • use separate passwords for separate services
    • consider using a password management utility
  • Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)
    • What is MFA, and how does it work to protect you
    • How to sign up for MFA at BU
    • Search for MFA on your other personal services (eg. Banks, social media sites)