Email has become such an integral part of our work and personal lives that many of us do not realize how dependent we are on it. The spread of smartphones, tablets and other smart computing devices have also made it easy to blend our digital work and personal lives.
What is multifactor authentication (MFA) and how can it protect your computer? With MFA, the user is granted access only after presenting two or more factors to an authentication service. Possible factors include something you know, such as a password or passphrase, something you have, such as a smart card or token, or something you … Read More»
Stories of identity theft and data breaches are common these days. That’s why it’s so important to protect your personally identifiable information (PII). Not only is it important to protect PII records that you may handle, it’s a requirement.
PII is an individual’s first name (or first initial) and last name with any of the … Read More»
The holiday season is a good time to review basic operations security (OPSEC) countermeasures.
When traveling away from home: Leave your home with a “lived in” look. Don’t advertise on social media that you will be gone over the holidays. Have a neighbor make periodic checks and collect mail and newspapers – or have these … Read More»
Today the laboratory received a phishing email asking recipients to open a pdf attachment to complete an online registration. The cyber team removed the message from mailboxes, but employees are asked to remain alert as other national labs have also recently experienced phishing attempts.
Anyone who receives a suspect email is asked to contact the Read More»
Mandatory training is now part of the ANL-4 Property Pass Xink form. Once the pop-up training is completed and checked, you will be allowed to take assigned property off-site, including laptop computers.
This training is intended to reduce the number of instances when laboratory equipment, primarily laptop computers, is either … Read More»
Security, Travel and Emergency Services will now issue yellow gate passes and parking passes to visitors attending public or significant events on-site. The yellow passes will assist security in identifying visitors.