Information Technology

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Phishing Awareness Program

Phishing is the practice of sending you fraudulent emails that appear legitimate with the goal of gaining your trust to steal your personally identifiable information.

How can I protect myself?

To avoid falling prey to a phishing attempt, learn:

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Program details

The CSUMB Information Security department sends simulated phishing emails several times a year to all CSUMB constituents to gauge the need for cybersecurity awareness.  We do this through a third-party company, Cofense, that then provides us with anonymous data for the open and click rates. 

We use the anonymous data from these simulations to gauge the need for further cybersecurity campaigns around phishing.