Tag: information security

Data Loss Prevention

What is Data Loss Prevention? Information Technology continues to actively prevent the loss of sensitive data (such as credit card and social security numbers) when you use College systems, networks and hardware in accordance with the Privacy and Data Loss Prevention policies. Data Loss Prevention (DLP) tactics deploy security controls to detect and prevent the unauthorized…Continue Reading Data Loss Prevention

Heartbleed Bug Status at the College of Charleston

What is the Heartbleed Bug? On Monday April 7, 2014, security researchers discovered a flaw in one of the tools used to secure internet traffic. That tool, called OpenSSL, is responsible for providing security on the Internet. This vulnerability, named the Heartbleed bug, could allow attackers to steal usernames, passwords and other protected information from…Continue Reading Heartbleed Bug Status at the College of Charleston