FOX 35 Investigation reveals hole in cyber security plan at UCF
A FOX 35 investigation has revealed that in the months leading up to a cyber security breach at the University of Central Florida, leaders decided against an important cyber security measure.[…]
A memo written by the university’s Information Security Office and published in January of 2015 warned of what an independent security expert called a major weakness in the university’s cyber security plan.[…]
According to the memo, the number of phishing incidents at UCF more than tripled from 2013 to 2014.
Budget documents for the 2015-2016 school year reveal that the Information Security Office requested $35,000 to train students and staff to spot dangerous phishing emails. That request was denied.
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