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OUCH! Security Awareness Newsletter

OUCH! is the world's leading, free security awareness newsletter designed for the common computer user. Published every month each edition is carefully researched and developed by the SANS Securing The Human team, SANS instructor subject matter experts and team members of the community. Each issue focuses on and explains a specific topic and actionable steps people can take to protect themselves, their family and their organization. Central Washington University is a proud member and contributor to the Securing The Human project. 

Here's a peek at this month's issue:



Making Passwords SimpleApril 2019
Disposing of Your Mobile DeviceMarch 2019
Personalized ScamsFebruary 2019
Search YourselfJanuary 2019
Yes, You Are A TargetDecember 2018
Am I Hacked?November 2018
Email Oops, and How to Avoid ThemOctober 2018
CEO Fraud/BECSeptember 2018
Smart Home DevicesAugust 2018

Phone Call Attacks & Scams

July 2018
Stop That MalwareJune 2018
What is GDPR?May 2018
Stop That PhishApril 2018

Top Tips to Securely Using Social Media

March 2018
Securing Your Mobile DevicesFebruary 2018
Creating a Cybersecure HomeJanuary 2018
Lock Down Your LoginDecember 2017
Shopping Online SecurelyNovember 2017
Helping Other Secure ThemselvesOctober 2017
Password ManagersSeptember 2017
Backup & RecoveryAugust 2017
Gaming Online Safely & SecurelyJuly 2017
Lessons From WannaCryJune 2017
Securing Today's Online KidsMay 2017
PassphrasesApril 2017
Securely Using Mobile AppsMarch 2017
Staying Secure on the RoadFebruary 2017
Social EngineeringJanuary 2017
Securely Disposing of Your Mobile DeviceDecember 2016
Using The Cloud SecurelyNovember 2016
Four Steps to Staying SecureOctober 2016

Email Do's and Don'ts

September 2016
CEO FraudJuly 2016
EncryptionJune 2016
Internet of Things (IoT)May 2016
I'm Hacked, Now What?April 2016
What is Malware?March 2016
Securing Your Home NetworkFebruary 2016
Securing Your New TabletJanuary 2016
PhishingDecember 2015
Shopping Online SecurelyNovember 2015
Password ManagersOctober 2015
Two-Step VerificationSeptember 2015
Backup & RecoveryAugust 2015
Social MediaJuly 2015
Educating Kids on Cyber SafetyJune 2015
Securing the Cyber Generation GapMay 2015
PassphrasesApril 2015
Gaming Online Safely & SecurelyMarch 2015
Staying Secure on the RoadFebruary 2015
Securely Using Mobile AppsJanuary 2015
What Is Anti-Virus?December 2014
Social EngineeringNovember 2014
Five Steps to Staying SecureOctober 2014
Using the Cloud SecurelySeptember 2014
EncryptionAugust 2014
Email Do's and Don'tsJuly 2014
Disposing of Your Mobile DeviceJune 2014
I'm Hacked, Now What?May 2014
Yes, You Actually Are A TargetApril 2014
The End of Windows XPMarch 2014
What is MalwareFebruary 2014
Securing Your Home NetworkJanuary 2014
Securing Your New TabletDecember 2013
How to Shop Online SecurelyNovember 2013
Password ManagersOctober 2013
Personal Backup and RecoverySeptember 2013
Two-Step VerificationAugust 2013
Spear PhishingJuly 2013
URL Shorteners / QR CodesJune 2013
PasswordsMay 2013
Protecting Your Kids OnlineApril 2013
Social Networking SafelyMarch 2013
Email Phishing AttacksFebruary 2013
JavaJanuary 2013


























































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