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William Miaoulis

​Each and every one of us needs to do our part to make sure that our online lives are kept safe and secure. That's what National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) – observed in October – is all about!  For more information, go to the National Cyber Security Alliance.

Stay Safe Online

Published: 10/3/2017 4:29 PM
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William Miaoulis

​To enhance the security of Auburn University and Student Information, Auburn continues to move to 2 factor authentication.  Single passwords are dying.  For more information visit: 2 Factor Authentication

Sign up today!

Published: 9/18/2017 3:08 PM
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William Miaoulis

On September 7, 2017, Equifax, one of three major credit bureaus in the US announced a major security breach. Over 143 million records containing social security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and credit card numbers were stolen.

Equifax has posted the latest information at The entire Progress Update, Consumer Notice, and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) should be read before taking any action.

Contained on the Consumer Notice tab is a list of other credit agencies for your consideration. These are “pay-for-service” providers www.experian.comand There are others such as (fee) and (free). Before you subscribe to any service you should read the terms and conditions. Auburn University does not endorse any specific product.

The Equifax site also offers tips for protecting yourself against identity fraud and credit fraud.

  1. Consider freezing your credit report to prevent fraud.
  2. Monitor your bank and credit card activity carefully.
  3. Review your credit report often.
  4. Notify law enforcement if you find fraud.

Protect Yourself: Identity Theft

Identity theft seems to always be in the news. Regularly checking your credit report can help you detect signs of identity theft. Consumers have tools they can use to assist them in protecting their credit information. The Federal Trade Commission has an excellent website with helpful ways to protect your identity.

Report identity theft and get a recovery plan

If you have become the victim of identity theft, one place to start is This website will lead you through the process of reporting and offers steps you can take if you are a victim.

Published: 9/13/2017 3:14 PM
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