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CyberSecurity Education

Technology alone can't always protect our computers and information. Being aware of information security issues and following best practices are the surest way to protect yourself, your family and the Framingham State community.

Data Privacy Tips for Individuals

Information about you, such as your purchase history or location, has value – just like money. Be thoughtful about who gets that information and how it’s collected through apps and websites

FSU Alert Account Creation and Editing

This article will teach you how to set up or edit an account that is attached to the FSU alert system.

Job and Internships Scams

When evaluating potential employment, you must be careful to avoid scams and fraudulent postings. While Framingham State University makes every attempt to block them, scammers constantly find new ways to bypass the system. Learn more about employment scams and how to be vigilant.

Phishing Awareness and What to Do if You Fall Victim

Phishing is most common type of cyber-attack in Education, responsible for more than 90 percent of security breaches. No cybersecurity solution can block 100 percent of attacks. Learn more about phishing attacks, and what to do if you become a victim of one.

Ransomware

Ransomware is a type of malicious software (a.k.a malware) that locks the victim out of their computer or files – often by encrypting them – until a ransom is paid. Learn more about ransomware and how to protect yourself

Working Securely from a Remote Location

University data stored on a computer you use remotely, whether the computer is owned by you or the university, is subject to the same policies as data located on campus. Per University policy, you are the custodian responsible for all University data on any computer you use.