News & Alerts
Throughout October, Duke’s IT Security Office will share tips and resources to help staff, faculty and students protect their digital security.
Starting in October as part of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Duke staff, faculty and students can report suspicious emails with one click of a button. The new “Report Phish to Duke” button is in all Outlook email clients (Windows, Mac, Web, Android and iPhone).
In response to an attack targeting Duke faculty and students, the IT Security Office is urging users who had accounts with the online textbook rental service Chegg to change their password at any sites where that password may have been used.
The IT Security Office has seen a recent increase in reports of email scams where attackers impersonate Duke faculty and staff, asking other employees to purchase gift cards or make wire transfers.
The IT Security Office will be sending the following email around to users whose NetID passwords have not been updated in the last 3 years and have not registered to use multi-factor authentication (NetID plus a second form of electronic identification).
The following email is legitimate and will be sent to Duke Box users who have been identified as the owner of the file(s) or folder(s) being publicly shared.
Researchers sometimes discover security vulnerabilities with university systems and networks, and Duke recognizes the value of identifying and remediating these issues, in accordance with the university’s responsible disclosure policy found here:
The IT Security Office will be sending the following email around to sponsors of Guest accounts to advise sponsors to review your sponsored guest accounts and terminate any that are no longer needed.