Information Technology Services is committed to providing a secure computing environment at JBU.  Part of that commitment is promoting safe computing practices and general cyber security awareness in our academic, professional, and personal lives.  Please utilize the resources on this page to find tips and advice on how to protect yourself and the institution through good online safety habits.


Ouch! Newsletters – Cyber Security Awareness Month

Four Steps to Staying Secure

Business Email Compromise (CEO Fraud)



General Tips and Advice

Basic Tips and Advice (English) (Spanish)

Ransomware Facts & Tips

Safety Tips for Mobile Devices

Privacy Tips for Using Public Computers and Wireless Networks

Tips for Passwords & Securing Your Accounts



SANS: Malware – Security Awareness Video


Links to External Resources

Anti-Phishing Working Group: How to Avoid Phishing Scams

Better Business Bureau’s Scam Stopper Scams & Identity Theft

FBI: Common Fraud Schemes

National Cyber Security Alliance: ID Theft & Fraud

United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT): Tips and Alerts

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