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Keep Your Passwords Safe

UAH is constantly under assault by potential attackers attempting to gain access to our research data, student information, and financial information. Stolen, shared, and hacked passwords or other user access credentials are by far the most …


Social Engineering: Not just via email

While social engineering via phishing is a major security concern here at UAH, there are other types of social engineering attacks of which you should be aware. Attackers are persistent and creative in their attempts to gain access to UAH systems …


Watch Out for that Phish!

Cybersecurity is at the forefront of operational priorities at most universities. High-profile data breaches have taught the hard-earned lesson that the protection of data and personally identifiable information (PII) needs to take precedence …


Staying Cyber Secure

Staying Cyber Secure at UAH

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. This year, UAH has teamed up with KnowBe4 to offer some informative articles, videos, and interactive security training to help all of us stay cyber …


August Newsletter

Last year we implemented Google's 2-step verification for faculty and staff.  At that time, it was made optional for students.  Beginning in September, all students will be required to use Google’s 2-step verification to access UAH email (and …


June Newsletter

OIT has created a software questionnaire (see OIT Project Site) that assists in the evaluation process. We ask that it be sent to the vendor as early in the evaluation process as possible. This questionnaire seeks answers to common questions and …


May Newsletter

OIT's vision is to be a transformative and innovative, yet customer-centric, organization that enables and empowers the UAH community to successfully accomplish its goals through the effective use of technology.The mission of the Office of …


April Newsletter

Google Changes (a reminder): Google has announced that they are changing from an unlimited storage to a limited storage model.  This change will impact Google Drive, Gmail and Google Photos.  Google anticipates these changes to take effect in …


Important Cybersecurity Reminders

UAH Community: We are fortunate to have cyber security defenses in place to protect our network, devices and data at UAH. Experts are warning about — and we have witnessed — ongoing attempted attacks from nation-states during this fractious …


OIT March Newsletter

MARCH, 2022FROM THE CIOMalcom Rice, Chief Information OfficerOIT Advisory Councils

As part of its review, The Office of Information Technology has established three advisorycouncils; the Technology Advisory Council (TAC), the Data Governance …