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Come join us at the security day presentations

This year SIU kicks off National Cyber Security Awareness Month with our own Security Day (half day session). We have a team of experts from Proofpoint, a trusted security vendor to SIU, presenting a dynamic session on cyber security issues. This presentation is based on their work with government and educational organizations across the country.

Time: 10:30am-11:30am
Location: Morris Rm 752/754
Presenter: Richard Smith

Topic: Cyber Security 101

Prevention and Response Viruses

  • What are they?
  • How do I prevent them?
  • How do I respond after infection?


  • How do I prevent scams from impacting me?
  • What happens after I click the bad link?
  • Hacked Accounts & Social Engineering
  • Why would anyone want to hack me?
  • How do I lessen the chances? How to respond if compromised

Continue the Discussion

  • Where do I go from here?

If you missed the presentation, you can still listen to it on YouTube.

You may also view a PDF version of the presentation.