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October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and UK Information Technology Services wants to test your cybersecurity knowledge and hunting skills in our digital scavenger hunt! 

Read the questions below and hints on where to find the answers. You'll know you are in the right place when you see this icon: 

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Once you know the answer, put in the in Scavenger Hunt Submission Form to be entered to win a UK hat!

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  1. What button do you push in Outlook to report a phishing scam?

    HINT: Search the Tech Help Center
  2. There will be educational presentations on cybersecurity at this year’s CyberCon, what is the date and its location?

    HINT: Search the Cybersecurity News feed or the ITS event page
  3. Multi-factor authentication (MFA) adds another layer of security to your data. What method of authentication is most recommended for the best MFA (or Two-Factor Log-In), experience at UK?

    HINT: Search the Multi-factor Authentication Article Listing in the Tech Help Center
  4. Phishing is the most common form of cybercrime, with an estimated 3.4 billion spam emails sent every day. What training method did UK participate in this summer that gave students, faculty, and staff the opportunity of being immersed participants in simulated attack scenarios to gain valuable insights into the tactics employed by malicious actors. 

    HINT: Search the Cybersecurity News feed
  5. About 22% of security breaches are caused by legitimate users of the network. Simply mishandling your email could potentially release confidential information. What is the name of the video where you can get more information on best practices and the appropriate usage of email?

    HINT: Search for Technology Training Center
  6. Anti-virus and anti-malware software is one of the most important tools to protect yourself from cybersecurity threats. UK offers Malwarebytes Premium for who and on what kinds of devices? 

    HINT: Search the Tech Help Center
  7. Artificial intelligence, or AI, is increasing in popularity. What is one important thing to remember when entering information into generative AI tools?

    HINT: Read our Fall Semester Tech Tips
  8. What is the name of the UK ITS website where can you find information about types of cybersecurity threats, tools available at UK, tips and tricks, & more?

    HINT: Search ITS website quicklinks
  9. Which method is NOT a way to receive assistance from ITS Customer Services when you are having technical issues? Technical Assistance Request Form, Chat, Email, in-person Student Tech Help, Self-Service

    HINT: Search Tech Help Center
  10. It is important to store our data in places where it is secure and protected. UK ITS recommends storing files in Microsoft365 OneDrive. What does OneDrive use to encrypt our files?

    HINT: See What is Microsoft OneDrive?

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