New tools make it easier to spot phishing email scams.
Phishers mimic trusted email senders to trick you into giving up private information or taking risky actions. Even with IU’s sophisticated security measures, YOU are still the best defense against scammers.
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month—a great time to brush up on all the ways you can “Think before you click.” Find plenty of tips, strategies, and training opportunities on Phishing.iu.edu, plus new tools including:
- “Recognize a phish” short video: learn how to outsmart Wolfrid—a wolf in sheep’s clothing.
- Email safety tools: enable external email flagging or find out how to send digitally signed emails with the recently launched IU Security Center.
- “Think before you click” quick steps digital signs: several sizes available for posting or sharing.
Note: Phishing.iu.edu links to the IU Security Center for managing email safety tools.