We recommend that all students, faculty and staff visit Safe Computing, an online resource created and maintained by U-M Information Assurance that can help you keep your data, systems, accounts and identity safe when you are using the internet. For your convenience, we’ve included several helpful links below:
- Report an IT Security Incident: Report actual or suspected IT security incidents as soon as possible so that work can begin to investigate and resolve them.
- In the News: Links to the latest news about IT security threats and recommendations.
- Phishing Alerts: Malicious emails as reported by members of the U-M community. Check here to see if a suspicious email has been reported as a phish.
- Security Alerts: Alerts about software and system vulnerabilities and scams with potential U-M impact.
- Be Aware: One of the best ways to stay protected online is to be aware of the dangers. Learn more about identity theft, suspicious emails, privacy, scams, viruses, compromised accounts and more.
- Protect Yourself: Take active steps like securing your devices, managing your passwords, encrypting your data and traveling safely with your technology.
- Protect the U: Learn how to manage your workstation; protect your unit’s, department’s or school’s IT; and safely use sensitive data.
- Sensitive Data Guide: Learn what data should be protected and how.
“Your digital accounts and identity are valuable. Please take advantage of the resources and information available to you at the university to help protect them. It’s good for you and the U.”
— Sol Bermann, University Privacy Officer and Interim U-M Chief Information Security Officer
IF YOU ARE THE VICTIM OF THEFT, IDENTITY THEFT OR FRAUD, CONTACT THE DIVISION OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY AT (734) 763-1131 OR REPORT A CRIME ONLINE.
Find more information on steps identity theft victims can take from the Michigan State Police.