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Welcome to SecureIT.kent.edu, Kent State University’s central location for information security tips and resources! Browse our tips to make sure your computermobile devices, and personal information are fully protected, and test your knowledge in our Games and Training sections!

Phishing

According to the Federal Trade Commission, phishing is when “internet fraudsters impersonate a legitimate organization to trick you into giving out your personal information.”

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Malware

Short for "malicious software," malware is hostile or intrusive software used by hackers to gain access to and retrieve sensitive information from personal computer, phones, and mobile devices.

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Password Security

Password Security is an important procedure in ensuring your online security. Click the link below to view some of the different steps involved in protecting and selecting the password.

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Identity Protection

Identity theft is a crime in which an imposter obtains key pieces of personal information, such as Social Security or driver's license numbers, in order to impersonate someone else. Click Below for important steps to protect yourself.

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