Brent Harris is Vice President for Information Technology and has been at UMHB since 2011. Working with K-12 and university students and families for over 20 years has provided many opportunities to teach and learn about online safety.

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Pa$$w0rd$ – Make Them Matter

Passwords are a necessary evil. In most instances, they are the only bits of data that protect our personal information, accounts and online identities. As our online activities grow, both personally and professionally, it’s easy to feel like we’re drowning in passwords. Single sign-on solutions and password management tools help to keep the number of...
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Ten Tips for Protecting your Identity

Be cautious with social media. Social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Pinterest are a treasure trove of personal information for identity thieves. Know and understand your privacy settings and exclude personal, detailed information from any publicly available profile. Install patches. Though often inconvenient to install, most software updates are developed to address...
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