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Information Technology Security at CSS serves as an information station for faculty, staff, and students group at The College of St. Scholastica to learn about how to protect themselves against harm that may come via the internet, network and data. We will provide updates and information on various topics, such as Privacy, Mobile Security, Phishing, Social Media Security and Safe Browsing using multimedia content forms including text, audio, video and animation to protect you from IT security attacks.

phishingPhishing Scams

Phishing is the attempt to acquire sensitive information by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication.


Electronic spamming is the use of electronic messaging systems to send unsolicited messages (spam).


Antivirus programs are useful for preventing infections caused by many types of malware, spyware, and adware.

spywareAdware and Spyware

Adware is any type of program that downloads or displays unwanted banner advertisements. Spyware is a type of malware that is considered by many to be privacy-invasive.


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