The recent Equifax data breach as well as the rise in phishing targeting UF email accounts remind us all of the need to be extra careful when updating, sharing or accessing protected information. Employees are encouraged to be especially vigilant during Open Enrollment for phishing attempts by email and by telephone.
Recent phishing campaigns targeting UF faculty and staff have shown an increasing sophistication, posing a threat to UF and our employees. Employees have also recently reported receiving phone calls from callers posing as health insurers who attempt to glean personal data by telephone.
What can you do?
Want to learn more? UFIT will offer two cybersecurity workshops on Oct. 12. For more information and to register, please visit the UFIT website.