UVa to offer cybersecurity info sessions

The University of Virginia is holding information sessions to mark Cyber Security Awareness Month. Throughout October, UVa’s Information Security, Policy and Records Management Office will hold four sessions for faculty, staff and students on improving computer security both at work and at home. In a press release, the school’s Information Security Analyst Karen McDowell says that cyber security awareness carries more urgency this year. She says that the Obama Administration’s National Initiative for Cyber Security Education will teach citizens to use computers safely by elevating the nation’s awareness of cyber security.

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